[ 3 syll. da-li-la, dal-ila ] The baby girl name Dalila is pronounced as D-ahLIY-Laa- †. Dalila is used predominantly in African, English, Swahili, French, and Italian, and its origin is Hebrew and African-Swahili. From African-Swahili roots, its meaning is gentle - in this context, Dalila can be used in the African, English, and Swahili languages.
Dalila is a variation of Dalia.
Dalila is also a spelling variant (French and Italian) of the name Delilah (English and German).
Dalila is not popular as a baby name for girls. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of girl names directly related to Dalila, Delilah was the most popular.
† Pronunciation for Dalila: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"