Gender: Female Origin of Dalila: Variation of Dalili or Delilah

Dalila Origin and Meaning

The name Dalila is a girl's name of Swahili origin.

Names that sound and/or are spelled like Dalila exist in several languages, from the Swahili Dalili to the Arabic Dalil to the Hebrew Delilah. While all these forms have pretty sounds, you'll encounter less confusion if you go with one of the original forms rather than Dalila.

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fearlessfirefly Says:


I much prefer this spelling to Delilah.

lailanotlilah Says:


Dalila is actually more used around the world than Delilah (English-speaking countries) and Dalili which has some usages in Africa. I know for a fact that Dalila is the official form in French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and several Islamic countries and communities, including the Middle East and Africa.

LivMonty Says:


Dalila is a beautiful name! I much prefer it to Delilah or Dalili.

linda Says:


Christinamalaika: This has been duly noted and corrected. Thanks for pointing it out.

Christinamalaika Says:


"Tanzanian" is not a language and this is not a word in Swahili. Dalili means sign or token in Swahili however.