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Delia

First Name
36k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Delia

"Delia" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Person from Delos". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From the Ancient Greek epithet of the goddess Artemis, referring to her birth on the island of Delos.

  1. A female given name.
  2. A village in Alberta, Canada.
  3. A city in Kansas.
  4. A municipality in Sicily, Italy.

Delia was also found in the following language(s): Translingual and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Delia

Delia Derbyshire was an electronic music musician. She holds the title Doctor Who theme excerpt. She was most prominent from 1959 to 2001. Delia was given the name Delia Ann Derbyshire on May 5th, 1937 in Coventry, England, United Kingdom. She died on July 3rd, 2001.

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Delia Smith CBE is a chef. Delia was born on June 18th, 1941 in Woking.

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Dee Dee Warwick was a soul music, rhythm, and blues singer and singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1963 to 2008. Dee was given the name Delia Mae Warrick on September 25th, 1942 in Newark, New Jersey, U.S. She passed away on October 18th, 2008.

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Delia is a musician. She holds the title Vino la mine", Parfum de fericire", and Dale". She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Delia was given the name Delia Matache on February 7th, 1982. Delia is also known as Delia.

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Delia Ephron is a novelist, screenwriter, and producer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Delia was born as the child of Henry Ephron and Phoebe Ephron on July 12th, 1944 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Pepsi Paloma was an actor, entertainment, actress, and entertainer. She was most active from 1980 to 1985. Pepsi was given the name Delia Duenas Smith in 1966 in Manila. She breathed her last breath on May 31st, 1985.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Delia

Gina Rodriguez is an entrepreneur, manager, actress, and television personality. Her ongoing career started in 1992. Gina was given the name Gina Delia on November 15th, 1967 in San Fernando Valley, California, United States. Gina is also known as Demi Delia and Demi Delia".

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Delia is a musician. She holds the title Vino la mine", Parfum de fericire", and Dale". She was most prominent from 1999 to present. Delia was given the name Delia Matache on February 7th, 1982. Delia is also known as Delia.

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Marcos Delía is a basketball player for the Obras Sanitarias and Boca Juniors (basketball) in the Liga Nacional de Básquet. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Marcos was born on April 8th, 1992 in Saladillo, Buenos Aires. Marcos is also known as Delía and Marcos Nicolás.

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Joe was born on October 11th, 1948 in Brooklyn. Joe is also known as Killer Joe.

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Moira Delia is a television presenter and actress. Moira was born on October 30th, 1971 in Malta.

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Ahmet Delia was a peasant and guerrilla fighter. Ahmet was born in 1850 in Prekaz, Vilayet of Kosovo. He died in 1913.

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How popular is the baby name Delia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 129 129 0
1881 111 111 0
1882 143 143 0
1883 162 162 0
1884 145 145 0
1885 155 155 0
1886 169 169 0
1887 150 150 0
1888 200 200 0
1889 182 182 0
1890 197 197 0
1891 177 177 0
1892 203 203 0
1893 194 194 0
1894 172 172 0
1895 193 193 0
1896 190 190 0
1897 186 186 0
1898 179 179 0
1899 180 180 0
1900 231 231 0
1901 164 164 0
1902 132 132 0
1903 145 145 0
1904 184 184 0
1905 171 171 0
1906 125 125 0
1907 162 162 0
1908 168 168 0
1909 147 147 0
1910 149 149 0
1911 170 170 0
1912 171 171 0
1913 198 198 0
1914 248 248 0
1915 280 280 0
1916 267 267 0
1917 283 283 0
1918 294 294 0
1919 300 300 0
1920 282 282 0
1921 271 271 0
1922 247 247 0
1923 293 293 0
1924 289 289 0
1925 272 272 0
1926 282 282 0
1927 294 294 0
1928 303 298 5
1929 302 302 0
1930 294 294 0
1931 310 310 0
1932 296 296 0
1933 333 328 5
1934 290 290 0
1935 272 265 7
1936 257 252 5
1937 284 284 0
1938 271 265 6
1939 267 267 0
1940 261 256 5
1941 284 284 0
1942 327 327 0
1943 305 305 0
1944 286 286 0
1945 271 271 0
1946 336 336 0
1947 377 377 0
1948 361 356 5
1949 413 413 0
1950 402 402 0
1951 425 419 6
1952 452 452 0
1953 480 480 0
1954 458 458 0
1955 463 463 0
1956 479 479 0
1957 491 491 0
1958 457 457 0
1959 486 486 0
1960 479 479 0
1961 468 468 0
1962 414 414 0
1963 437 437 0
1964 433 433 0
1965 363 363 0
1966 340 340 0
1967 314 314 0
1968 311 311 0
1969 298 298 0
1970 332 327 5
1971 306 306 0
1972 297 297 0
1973 307 307 0
1974 240 240 0
1975 271 271 0
1976 325 325 0
1977 339 334 5
1978 288 288 0
1979 280 280 0
1980 285 285 0
1981 253 253 0
1982 223 223 0
1983 266 266 0
1984 202 202 0
1985 183 183 0
1986 201 193 8
1987 198 198 0
1988 187 187 0
1989 219 219 0
1990 246 246 0
1991 230 230 0
1992 198 198 0
1993 226 226 0
1994 172 172 0
1995 217 217 0
1996 187 187 0
1997 232 232 0
1998 246 246 0
1999 236 236 0
2000 221 221 0
2001 205 205 0
2002 198 198 0
2003 248 248 0
2004 247 247 0
2005 260 260 0
2006 237 237 0
2007 271 271 0
2008 229 229 0
2009 227 227 0
2010 244 244 0
2011 249 249 0
2012 219 219 0
2013 177 177 0
2014 216 216 0
2015 197 197 0
2016 181 181 0

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Popularity of Delia as a first name

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Popularity of Delia as a last name

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Common last names for Delia

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Rodriguez
  • Garcia
  • Davis
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Jackson
  • Clark
  • Walsh
  • King

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Delia U.S.
  White 84.19% 64.26%
  African American 4.73% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.94% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Delia

People with the last name Delia are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Delia

  • How Popular is the name Delia? Delia is the 1,216th most popular name of all time. As a last name Delia was the 6,414th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Delia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 36,004 babies born with the first name Delia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delia to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 129 new born babies.
  • When was Delia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delia is Tuesday, May 28th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Delia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delia was in 1957 with a total of 491 babies.
  • Random Delia Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delia ranks 68th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 17 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1929.
  • Weird things about the name Delia: Your name in reverse order is Ailed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Liaed. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Delia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,301 people with the last name Delia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Delia? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Delia as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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