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


Delilah is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Delilah?

Delilah is a biblical name of Hebrew origin. In the Old Testament Delilah is the lover of Samson, whom she betrayed and turned him over to his enemies. Besides, Delilah is a name of Arabic origin.

What does the name Delilah mean?

The exact meaning of Delilah is unsure. Delilah could mean “hanging hair” (from Hebrew “dalal/דלל” = to hang down), or “little one” (from Hebrew “dal/דל” = little/light). Delilah can as well mean “languishing” or “lovelorn” (from Arabic “dalla”).

Pronunciation of Delilah

Variants of the name Delilah


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Popularity of the name Delilah

The name Delilah is ranked #1816 overall.

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