Delia
Delia
Pronunciation deal uh
Gender Female
Origin
Word/Name English
Latin
Meaning of delos (greek)
Other names
Related names Cordelia
Adelia

Delia or Deelia or Delyais is a female given name of English, Italian, Spanish, Greek and Romanian origin. It means "person from Delos".

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Meaning and origin

Delia is of Greek origin and its meaning is "from Delos." The island of Delos was Artemis's birthplace. Delia is a very popular female first name and very popular surname (source; 1990 U.S. Census).

People

  • Delia, a short form of Adelia
  • Delia, a short form of Cordelia
  • DeLía, German pop singer
  • Delia Derbyshire, British composer
  • Delia Ephron, writer
  • Delia Florea, a Romanian dancer from TV satire show Cronica Cârcotaşilor
  • Delia Gonzalez, American boxer
  • Delia Green, reported inspiration for the title character of several traditional American blues songs
  • Delia Matache, Romanian pop singer
  • Delia Pacheco, German born Baroness, an artist and more notably being the Girl on the Sun-Maid Raisin box since 1970
  • Delia Parodi, Argentine politician
  • Delia Paramitha, Indonesian dangdut singer and actress
  • Delia Septianti, Indonesian singer, actress, and news presenter
  • Delia Smith, English cookery writer, responsible for the "Delia effect"
  • Delia Safonts, Cuban designer

Entertainment

  • Delia Brown, a character played by Vivien Cardone on the TV show Everwood
  • Delia Banks, a character played by Camryn Manheim on the TV show Ghost Whisperer

Places

Canada
Italy
United States

Other uses

See also


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  • Delia — ? Delia Delia cardu …   Википедия

  • Delia — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Delia (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Delia — es un nombre femenino procedente del griego que significa natural de Delos . Contenido 1 Ciudades 2 Obras literarias 3 Festividades 4 Personajes …   Wikipedia Español

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  • Delia — Delia, KS U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 179 Housing Units (2000): 58 Land area (2000): 0.113944 sq. miles (0.295113 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.113944 sq. miles (0.295113 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Delia, KS — U.S. city in Kansas Population (2000): 179 Housing Units (2000): 58 Land area (2000): 0.113944 sq. miles (0.295113 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.113944 sq. miles (0.295113 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • delia — praep. su gen. 1. žr. dėlei 1: Delia vardo savo atleidęs piktybes KN19. 2. žr. dėlei 3: O teikis tat padaryt delia sūnaus savo PK144 …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • Delia [1] — Delia u. Deliasten (gr. Ant.), s. u. Delos 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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