Delilah Name Meaning & Origin

Delilah

Pronunciation: di-LIY-lə (key)

Origin of the name Delilah:

Derived from the Hebrew delilah (delicate). Delilah was the name borne in the Bible by the mistress of Samson.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Dalila, Delylah, Lilah

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Nicknames for Delilah

Lilah, Ly, Lylee, Lily, Delee, Lala, Della

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Famous real-life people named Delilah

Delilah Rene Luke, American radio personality
Delilah Belle (b. 1998), daughter of Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin
Delilah del Toro (b. 2011), daughter of American socialite, reality TV star, model, and fashion designer Kimberly Stewart and Spanish-American actor Benicio del Toro
Delilah Grace Fabian (b. 2012), daughter of film, stage, and television actor Patrick Fabian
Delilah Rae (b.2014), daughter of Ashley Rae & Bryan Christopher

Delilah in song, story & screen

The Biblical Delilah, who took Samson's strength by cutting his hair. The second verse in "Hallelujah" by Leonard Cohen describes the story of Samson and Delilah.
"Hey There Delilah", a song by Plain White T's.
"Delilah", a song by Tom Jones.
Delilah nn DeDe is the daughter of Eddie Izzard and Minnie Driver on the tv show The Riches.
"Delilah", a song by Florence and The Machine.
Delilah Bard, a main character in V.E. Schwab's "A Darker Shade of Magic"

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