Given Name DELIA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Δηλια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DEE-lee-ə (English), DEL-ya (Italian, Spanish)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "of Delos" in Greek. This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Artemis, given because she and her twin brother Apollo were born on the island of Delos. The name appeared in several poems of the 16th and 17th centuries, and it has occasionally been used as a given name since that time.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Délia (French), Délia (Hungarian), Délia (Portuguese)
SAME SPELLING: Délia, Delia (2)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017