Name Dalya Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Dalya


Dalya is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Dalya?

Dalya is a form of the name Dalia, which derived from the name of the flower Dahlia, named after the Swedish botanist Anders Dahl. It is the national flower of Mexico. Besides, Dalya is of Arabic (داليا) and Hebrew (דַּלְיָה) origin and is said to be a short form of the name Gedaliah. Furthermore, Dalia is a name from Lithuanian mythology. She was a goddess of destiny who determined a person’s material prosperity.

What does the name Dalya mean?

Dalya has the meaning “the (flower) Dahlia“. The meaning of the surname Dahl is “valley” and therefore the Dahlia is sometimes referred to as the “valley flower”. In Arabic, Dalya derived from the word for “grape vine” and in Hebrew it means “strong branch” or “flowering branch”. The Lithuanian meaning of Dalya is “luck”, “destiny” or “fate”. Besides, Dalya means “Jahweh has become great” or “made great by God” (from Gedaliah).

Pronunciation of Dalya

Variants of the name Dalya

Daalia Dahlia Dalia Daliah Dalija Daliya Dália

Popularity of the name Dalya

The name Dalya is ranked #914 overall.

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