Delores

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118k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
187
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Delores

"Delores" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Form of Dolores". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. (US) A female given name, a spelling variant of Dolores.

Notable Persons Named Delores

Delores Taylor is an actress, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film producer. She was most active from 1965 to 1977. Delores was born in 1932 in Winner, South Dakota, U.S.

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Delores Landingham is a fictional character.

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LaVern Baker was a blues and rhythm singing and actor. She was most prominent from 1946 to 1967. LaVern was given the name Delores LaVern Baker on November 11th, 1929 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. LaVern is also known as Delores Williams, Little Miss Sharecropper, and Bea Baker. She breathed her last breath on March 10th, 1997.

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Delores Wells is a playboy playmate. Delores was born on October 17th, 1937 in Reading, Pennsylvania.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1890 6 6 0
1892 7 7 0
1894 8 8 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 8 8 0
1899 19 19 0
1900 19 19 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 22 22 0
1903 22 22 0
1904 28 28 0
1905 24 24 0
1906 28 28 0
1907 33 33 0
1908 47 47 0
1909 42 42 0
1910 50 50 0
1911 75 75 0
1912 111 111 0
1913 113 113 0
1914 203 203 0
1915 237 237 0
1916 271 271 0
1917 393 393 0
1918 436 436 0
1919 486 486 0
1920 733 733 0
1921 810 810 0
1922 919 912 7
1923 1,182 1,182 0
1924 1,332 1,325 7
1925 1,490 1,484 6
1926 1,679 1,674 5
1927 2,021 2,014 7
1928 2,824 2,809 15 #94 girl name
1929 3,533 3,519 14 #74 girl name
1930 4,126 4,098 28 #66 girl name
1931 4,069 4,049 20 #58 girl name
1932 4,170 4,151 19 #56 girl name
1933 3,911 3,893 18 #52 girl name
1934 4,009 3,989 20 #51 girl name
1935 3,807 3,792 15 #57 girl name
1936 3,774 3,756 18 #58 girl name
1937 3,544 3,529 15 #68 girl name
1938 3,338 3,319 19 #75 girl name
1939 3,037 3,020 17 #79 girl name
1940 2,950 2,929 21 #83 girl name
1941 3,166 3,157 9 #80 girl name
1942 3,181 3,172 9 #86 girl name
1943 2,942 2,930 12 #99 girl name
1944 2,770 2,756 14 #97 girl name
1945 2,452 2,444 8
1946 2,797 2,780 17
1947 2,971 2,965 6
1948 2,847 2,840 7
1949 2,539 2,529 10
1950 2,470 2,459 11
1951 2,337 2,331 6
1952 2,201 2,196 5
1953 2,171 2,165 6
1954 1,957 1,950 7
1955 1,795 1,789 6
1956 1,847 1,847 0
1957 1,659 1,651 8
1958 1,601 1,594 7
1959 1,378 1,378 0
1960 1,347 1,347 0
1961 1,190 1,190 0
1962 1,051 1,046 5
1963 1,000 1,000 0
1964 897 891 6
1965 733 733 0
1966 700 700 0
1967 576 576 0
1968 520 520 0
1969 454 454 0
1970 441 441 0
1971 339 339 0
1972 269 269 0
1973 281 281 0
1974 232 232 0
1975 191 191 0
1976 162 162 0
1977 183 183 0
1978 168 168 0
1979 156 156 0
1980 179 179 0
1981 156 156 0
1982 147 147 0
1983 111 111 0
1984 117 117 0
1985 104 104 0
1986 84 84 0
1987 89 89 0
1988 81 81 0
1989 76 76 0
1990 92 92 0
1991 82 82 0
1992 79 79 0
1993 77 77 0
1994 71 71 0
1995 43 43 0
1996 45 45 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 38 38 0
1999 38 38 0
2000 37 37 0
2001 32 32 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 28 28 0
2004 29 29 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 25 25 0
2007 20 20 0
2008 22 22 0
2009 15 15 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 18 18 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 20 20 0
2016 25 25 0

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Popularity of Delores as a first name

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Popularity of Delores as a last name

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Common last names for Delores

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Jackson
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Martin
  • Allen
  • Clark
  • Harris
  • Walker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Delores U.S.
  White 23.53% 64.26%
  African American 9.63% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 32.09% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 33.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Delores

People with the last name Delores are most frequently White, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Delores

  • How Popular is the name Delores? Delores is the 576th most popular name of all time. As a last name Delores was the 97,210th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Delores have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 118,073 babies born with the first name Delores in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delores to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delores? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Delores first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delores is Saturday, December 28th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Delores born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delores was in 1932 with a total of 4,151 babies. That's a lot of babies named Delores!
  • Random Delores Factoid: According to the 1919 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delores ranks 96th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 59 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1919.
  • Weird things about the name Delores: Your name in reverse order is Seroled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oleesrd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Delores? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 187 people with the last name Delores.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Delores? Delores is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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