Dalia is a baby name with diverse meanings. Dalia comes from Hebrew (meaning “hanging branch”), Swahili (meaning “gentle”), and Arabic (“grapevine”). It is also the Spanish and Arabic spelling of the Dahlia flower. Dalia means “portion, share” in Lithuanian and is the name of a goddess of weaving, fate, and childbirth. Dalia was popular in the early 00s.
Meaning of the name Dalia:
Hebrew: hanging branch
Arabic: Dahlia flower, grapevine
Spanish: Dahlia flower
Lithuanian: portion, share
Origin of the name Dalia:
Dalia is a baby girl’s name of several origins. Dalia is a Hebrew name that means “hanging branch”. In Swahili, Dalia means “gentle”. Dalia is the Arabic and Spanish spelling of the Dahlia flower. It also means “grapevine” in Arabic. Dalia is derived from the Lithuanian term “dalis” and means “portion, share”. Dalia is the Baltic goddess of weaving, fate, and childbirth.
Symbolism of the name Dalia:
Dalia is the name of the Baltic goddess of weaving, childbirth, and fate. Dalia is symbolized by wreaths, dogs, ducks, and swans. She can appear in the form of a woman or a lamb and her favored plant is the lime tree.
Style of the name Dalia:
Gender of the name Dalia:
Dalia is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Dalia:
DA-lya (Spanish), DA-lee-ya (Arabic), DAL-yə, DAHL-yə, DAYL-yə (English), du-LYEH (Lithuanian), da-LEE-ya (Swahili)
Number of syllables in the name Dalia:
two or three, depending on pronunciation
Emotion evoked from the name Dalia:
Dalia evokes feelings of beauty and sweetness.
Alternative spellings for the name Dalia:
Dahlia, Dalya, Dhalya
Nicknames for the name Dalia:
Popularity of the name Dalia:
According to the Social Security Administration, Dalia is a popular baby girl’s name. Dalia was in the top 1000 baby names from 1994 to 2014. It peaked at #485 in 1994.
Related names for the name Dalia:
Great middle names for the name Dalia and their Dalianings:
- Eden (place of pleasure)
- Aurelia (the golden one)
- Evelyn (desired, water, island)
- Josephine (Jehovah increases)
- Jane (God is gracious)
- Ariadne (most holy)
- Grace (virtue name)
- Caroline (free man)
Famous people with the name Dalia:
- Dalia Sofer (American writer)
- Dalia Grybauskaitė (Lithuanian politician)
- Dalia Gebrial (British journalist and writer)
- Dalia Mogahed (American Muslim scholar)
- Dalia El Behery (Egyptian actress)
Dalia in popular culture:
- Dalia (film, “Aladdin)
- Dalia (video game, “Breathe of the Wild”)
- Dalia (video game, “Dark Souls” series)
- Dalia Falmea (video game, “Wizard101”)
- Dalia Caisson (video game, “Guild Wars 2”)