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Gender: F Pronunciation: DILL-is Meaning of Dilys: "genuine, steadfast, true" Origin of Dilys: Welsh

Common in Wales, but would really stand out here. One of the middle names of Stella McCartney's daughter Reiley; Dilys Powell was a well-known British film critic, Professor Dilys Derwent a Harry Potter character., a witch who worked as a Healer at St. Mungo's Hospital, and was a celebrated Headmistress of Hogwarts School..

Famous People Named Dilys

(Elizabeth) Dilys Powell, English journalist and film critic
Dilys Bennett Laing, Anglo-American poet
Dilys Laye, English actress
Dilys Elwyn-Edwards, Welsh composer
Dilys Hamlett, English actress
Dilys Breese, Welsh ornithologist and TV producer
Dilys Watling, English actress
Dilys Rose, Scottish poet and fiction writer
Reiley Dilys Stella Willis (b. 2010), daughter of designer Stella McCartney and Alasdhair Willis

Pop Culture References for the name Dilys

Dilys Pritchard, murder victim in Richard Llewellyn's 1939 novel "How Green Was My Valley"
Dilys, character in Barbara Cartland's book "Love Climbs In"
Dilys Derwent, former headmistress of Hogwarts in "Harry Potter"