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Deloris is a Spanish baby name that comes from the title of the Virgin Mary in the Catholic church. It derives directly from “Maria de Los Dolores,” as Deloris is a spelling variation. As of 2021, Deloris is a top 12,000 option at rank 11,480.

Meaning of the name Deloris:

Spanish: sorrows

Origin of the name Deloris:

Deloris is a spelling variation of the baby name Dolores. Dolores comes from the Spanish title for the Virgin Mary, “Maria de Los Dolores.” The Spanish people brought the name to the English-speaking world in the 1800s. It spread to America in the first half of the twentieth century.

Symbolism of the name Deloris:

The baby name Deloris has the same meaning as Dolores. Dolores comes from the Spanish name for the Virgin Mary, “Maria de Los Dolores.” “Maria de Los Dolores” translates to “Mary of Sorrows.” The “Dolores” portion means “sorrows.”

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Gender of the name Deloris:

Deloris is a vintage name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Deloris:


Number of syllables in the name Deloris:


Emotion evoked from the name Deloris:

Deloris feels mature and old-fashioned. It is a wholesome and humble baby name.

Alternative spellings for the name Deloris:

  • Dolores
  • Doloris
  • Delores
  • Delorys
  • Dolorys

Nicknames for the name Deloris:

Popularity of the name Deloris:

Deloris was first a top 1,000 baby name in America in 1907 at rank 899. It remained on the top 1,000 list until 1970, when it was number 921. Deloris ranked highest in 1933 at rank 187. As of 2021, Deloris is only a top 12,000 option.

Related names for the name Deloris:

Great middle names for Deloris and their meanings:

  • Sophia (wisdom, divine wisdom)
  • Amalia (industrious, work)
  • Genevieve (woman of the race, woman of the family)
  • Clementine (clemency, mercy)
  • Opal (precious stone, gem)
  • Francine (free one, from France)
  • Ophelia (help, aid, benefit)
  • Madeline (woman from Magdala, high tower)

Famous people with the name Deloris:

  • Deloris Jordan (sister of Michael Jordan, NBA star)
  • Deloris Manso (TV personality in Ghana)

Deloris's in popular culture:

  • Deloris Van Cartier (character from “Sister Act”)
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