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Gender: Female Origin of Della: Diminutive of Adela Meaning of Adela: German, "noble"

The name Della is a girl's name . Della and is often added to lists like Film Noir Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".

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One of the few ella names that's not on every other new mother's lips -- a definite plus.

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Famous People Named Della

Della Reese (born Delloreese Patricia Early), American actress, singer and TV personality
Della May Fox, American singer and comedienne
Della Monroe Grainger, grandmother of screen icon Marilyn Monroe
Della Jones, Welsh mezzo-soprano
Idella "Della" Thrasher Sehorn, American swimmer
Della aka Ding Dang (born Wu Xian), Chinese pop singer
Della Rose Joel, daughter of Billy Joel & Alexis Roderick
Della Eaves (b. 2012), daughter of ice hockey player Patrick Eaves

Pop Culture References for the name Della

Della, main character in "The Gift of the Magi" (1906) by O. Henry
Della Duck, twin sister of Donald Duck; mother to his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie
Della Street, secretary character in the Perry Mason series
Della Frye, character in movie "State of Play"
Della Michaelson, character in "The Orchardist" by Amanda Coplin
Della Alexander, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Della Chappell, main character in 1964 TV movie "Della"
Della Falls on Vancouver Island, Canada, named after the wife of the man who discovered them in 1899
Della, Italian preposition
Della, character on TV series 'Raised by Wolves'
Adaline "Della" Bowman, titular character in the film Age of Adaline (2015)
Della Vacker, character in "Keeper of the Lost Cities" by Shannon Messenger

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