Delma

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
176
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Delma

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  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Delma means "Of the sea" and is of Spanish origin.

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Notable Persons Named Delma

Delma Kollar was a retired biology and english teacher. Delma was given the name Delma Dorothie Lowman on October 31st, 1897. She died on January 24th, 2012.

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Delma was given the name Delma S. Arrigoitia Peraza on February 10th, 1945 in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Delma is also known as Peraza and Delma S. Arrigoitia.

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Delma was born on July 6th, 1941.

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Delma Byron was a dancer, film actor, dance, film, and dancerandfilmactor. She was most prominent from 1935 to 1962. Delma was born on July 31st, 1913 in Weakley County, Tennessee. Delma is also known as Brook Byron. She breathed her last breath on May 29th, 2006.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 8 8 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 5 5 0
1887 7 7 0
1889 11 11 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 6 6 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 16 16 0
1895 16 16 0
1896 18 18 0
1897 16 16 0
1898 22 22 0
1899 19 19 0
1900 27 27 0
1901 23 23 0
1902 26 26 0
1903 28 28 0
1904 23 23 0
1905 45 39 6
1906 57 52 5
1907 72 64 8
1908 54 54 0
1909 60 52 8
1910 68 61 7
1911 73 68 5
1912 83 72 11
1913 128 116 12
1914 155 132 23
1915 178 152 26
1916 152 129 23
1917 168 147 21
1918 198 160 38
1919 192 158 34
1920 177 145 32
1921 191 150 41
1922 219 174 45
1923 230 189 41
1924 227 188 39
1925 207 183 24
1926 251 206 45
1927 209 176 33
1928 214 172 42
1929 198 162 36
1930 168 141 27
1931 179 144 35
1932 184 156 28
1933 200 167 33
1934 190 154 36
1935 188 146 42
1936 181 152 29
1937 184 146 38
1938 162 126 36
1939 149 125 24
1940 146 126 20
1941 140 107 33
1942 133 103 30
1943 137 108 29
1944 111 90 21
1945 112 90 22
1946 119 100 19
1947 129 105 24
1948 122 101 21
1949 113 97 16
1950 117 94 23
1951 107 91 16
1952 102 88 14
1953 123 109 14
1954 134 112 22
1955 143 126 17
1956 123 108 15
1957 122 110 12
1958 138 122 16
1959 115 97 18
1960 103 92 11
1961 101 92 9
1962 96 89 7
1963 95 87 8
1964 86 80 6
1965 94 86 8
1966 73 68 5
1967 75 64 11
1968 65 57 8
1969 63 56 7
1970 57 57 0
1971 56 50 6
1972 41 41 0
1973 32 32 0
1974 30 30 0
1975 34 34 0
1976 31 31 0
1977 32 27 5
1978 33 33 0
1979 28 20 8
1980 22 22 0
1981 25 18 7
1982 32 26 6
1983 22 22 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 14 14 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 9 9 0
1994 11 11 0
1995 7 7 0
1997 8 8 0
1998 5 5 0
1999 9 9 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 7 7 0
2005 6 6 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 5 5 0
2012 5 5 0
2015 7 7 0

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Popularity of Delma as a first name

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Popularity of Delma as a last name

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Common last names for Delma

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Thompson
  • Harris
  • Martin
  • White
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Hill

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Delma U.S.
  White 14.77% 64.26%
  African American 50.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 21.02% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.39% 16.26%

Of Last Name Delma

People with the last name Delma are most frequently White, African American, or American Indian and Alaska Native

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Fun Facts about the name Delma

  • How Popular is the name Delma? Delma is the 2,525th most popular name of all time. As a last name Delma was the 102,197th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Delma have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,889 babies born with the first name Delma in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delma to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delma? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Delma first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delma is Monday, August 23rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Delma born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delma was in 1926 with a total of 206 babies.
  • Random Delma Factoid: According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delma is not a popular baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 1934.
  • Weird things about the name Delma: Your name in reverse order is Amled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Admel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Delma? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 176 people with the last name Delma.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Delma? Delma is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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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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