Delight: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Delight
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- Comments and insights on the name Delight: | Edit
One of my name books says it is French, but I don't see how that is possible.
- Personal experiences with the name Delight: | Edit
This was my mother's name, she was born in 1939. I named my daughter (1996) after her. I have encountered the name two other times. I don't know much about the origins, and I enjoy it being a rare name, but I'd like to see it come out of obscurity a little bit.
- Nicknames for Delight: | Edit
Dee, Dee Dee
- Meanings and history of the name Delight: | Edit
Obviously it means delight, as in happiness.
- Famous real-life people named Delight: | Edit
This is musician Quincy Jones' middle name.
- Delight in song, story & screen: | Edit
Several songs use the phrase "sweet delight," but they probably mean the concept, not the name. However, apparently people started naming their girls "Afton" after mis-hearing "I laughed and she'd smile" as "Afton she'd smile" in Mandolin Rain by Bruce Hornsby, so you never know what will popularize a name!