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Gender: Female Meaning of Delilah: "delight or to flirt" Origin of Delilah: Hebrew or Arabic Delilah's Popularity in 2017: #102

The name Delilah is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "delight or to flirt". Delilah is ranked #102 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

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Delilah has shed the stigma of its biblical beguiling-temptress 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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Famous People Named Delilah

Delilah, Biblical seductress of Samson
Delilah Rene Luke, American radio personality
Delilah (born Paloma Ayana Stoecker), British singer-songwriter
Delilah Leontium Beasley, American historian and newspaper columnist
Delilah Cotto, American actress
Delilah DiCrescenzo, American distance runner
Delilah S. Dawson, American 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 McEvedy, daughter of TV chef Allegra McEvedy
Panda Delilah Spencer (b. 2006), daughter of musicians Kimya Dawson and Angelo Spencer

Pop Culture References for the name Delilah

Delilah Loud, character on TV's "An American Family"
Delilah Fielding McGee, DoD Analyst and wife of Timothy McGee on TV's "NCIS"
Delilah Buchanan, character on TV's "The 5 Mrs. Buchanans"
Delilah, dog in movie "Homeward Bound 2: Lost in San Francisco"
Delilah Ralston, character on American soap "One Life to Live"
Delilah, character in Spider-Man comics
Delilah, horse 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
Delilah, minor character from Supernatural season 10
"Delilah," song by Florence and the Machine
Delilah "Lila" Bard, character from the Shades of Magic book series by V.E. Schwab
Delilah Copperspoon, character in video game "Dishonored"

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