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Delilah Origin and Meaning

The name Delilah is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "delicate".

Delilah has shed the stigma of its Biblical image, and is now appreciated for its haunting, melodic, feminine qualities. Checking out Delilah's popularity graph shows that Delilah's use is heading straight for the top. Right now, Delilah is among the most popular Hebrew names for girls in the US as well as the Number 1 girls' name starting with D.

There is a Camille Saint-Saens opera Samson and Delilah and Welsh singer Tom Jones has been singing the praises of Delilah for decades; other musicians who have sung about her include Chuck Berry and Queen. Delilah was Whoopi Goldberg's character's name in When Stella Got Her Groove Back, and Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin have a daughter named Delilah Belle. Kimberly Stewart and Benicio del Toro also named their baby girl Delilah.

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Delilah Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

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Famous People Named Delilah

  • DelilahBiblical seductress of Samson
  • Delilah Rene LukeAmerican radio personality
  • Delilah (born Paloma Ayana Stoecker)British singer,songwriter
  • Delilah Leontium BeasleyAmerican historian and newspaper columnist
  • Delilah CottoAmerican actress
  • Delilah DiCrescenzoAmerican distance runner
  • Delilah S. DawsonAmerican novelist under the pen names Lila Bowen and Ava Lovelace
  • Delilah Belle Hamlin (b. 1998)daughter of actors Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna
  • Delilah Fishburne (b. 2007)daughter of actors Laurence Fishburne and Gina Torres
  • Delilah Genoveva del Toro (b. 2011)daughter of actors Benicio del Toro and Kimberly Stewart
  • Delilah Grace Cavendish (b. 2012)daughter of cyclist Mark Cavendish and model Peta Todd
  • Delilah Grace Fabian (b. 2012)daughter of actor Patrick Fabian
  • Delilah Grace Wilshere (b. 2013)daughter of footballer Jack Wilshere
  • Delilah Adey Elizabeth Moore (b. 2013)daughter of field hockey player Rob Moore
  • Delilah McEvedydaughter of TV chef Allegra McEvedy
  • Panda Delilah Spencer (b. 2006)daughter of musicians Kimya Dawson and Angelo Spencer
  • Delilah Righton (b. 2019)daughter of Keira Knightley and James Righton.
  • Delilah Rose Clifford (b. 2020)daughter of Camryn Leigh Clifford and Landon Clifford Family Vloggers on YouTube

Delilah in Pop Culture

  • Delilah Belle Babcockmain female character in Scarlett Avery’s book “Delectably British”.
  • Delilah Loudcharacter on TV's "An American Family"
  • Delilah Fielding McGeeDoD Analyst and wife of Timothy McGee on TV's "NCIS"
  • Delilah Buchanancharacter on TV's "The 5 Mrs. Buchanans"
  • Delilahdog in movie "Homeward Bound 2: Lost in San Francisco"
  • Delilah Ralstoncharacter on American soap "One Life to Live"
  • Delilahcharacter in Spider,Man comics
  • Delilahhorse on British TV series "Steptoe & Son"
  • "Delilah & Julius" animated TV series and one of its main characters
  • "Delilah" Canadian TV series and its main character
  • "Delilah" novel by Marcus Goodrich about the ship USS Delilah
  • "Hey There Delilah" song by Plain White T's
  • "Delilah" song by by Tom Jones
  • "Delilah" song by Queen
  • "Beautiful Delilah" song by the Kinks
  • Delilahminor character from Supernatural season 10
  • "Delilah" song by Florence and the Machine
  • Delilah "Lila" Bardcharacter from the Shades of Magic book series by V.E. Schwab
  • Delilah Copperspooncharacter in video game "Dishonored"
  • Delilah Hannafordtitle character of Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler
  • Delilahname of character from Netflix show, 'You' S2

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