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Pronounced DIL-ees.
AndrewJKD  4/19/2008
Contrary to the comment above, Dilys is not pronounced dil-ees, it is pronounced dil-iss. The y is pronounced as if it were the I in "industry". At least that's how it's pronounced here in Wales, where it was invented. And it is a lovely name. :)
walesgal92  6/6/2009
It was once a fictional headmistress at Hogwarts school in the Harry Potter series. She was also a doctor at St. Mungo's.
― Anonymous User  8/11/2010
Dilys Derwent from Harry Potter series was not a doctor. She was an healer.
EUPHOORIA  1/7/2014
For some reason this sounds masculine to me. Maybe because of its similarity to Dylan.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2013
Dilys Laye (1934-2009) was an English actress.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2013
"Dilys" (pronounced dil'-iss) is a Welsh adjective, meaning "genuine" or "real," used as a female first name. It is often found on legal BMD certificates denoting the certificate as authentic.
Tyndalstone  8/2/2015

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