Delilah
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
di-LIE-lə
Meaning
Delicate woman
More info about the name "Delilah"

Delilah originates in Hebrew language and means "delicate woman". In the Bible, Delilah is a woman who betrays Samson for money. The story has been an inspiration for many artists over centuries, including John Milton and his Samson Agonistes. As a feminine given name, Delilah has been used in English-speaking countries since the 17th century.

Popularity of the Name Delilah
Also Spelled Like...

Dalila, Dalilah, Delila, Delylah

Famous Delilahs

Delilah Beasley - published author
Delilah Pierce - artist

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