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Delight - Meaning of Delight

What does Delight mean?

[ 2 syll. de-lig-(h)(t), del-i-ght ] The baby girl name Delight is pronounced as DihLAYT †. Delight's language of origin is Latin and English. It is predominantly used in English. English origin: It is from delight ; delit which means 'delight' ; delectare 'to allure, delight'. The name is derived from the common English word, which is itself from the Old French delit and the Latin delectare (meaning 'to allure, delight').

In addition, Delight is a variant of Delicia (English).

A variant of Delight is Delite (English).

See also the related categories, word (element) and french.

Delight is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Delight include Dalit, Delit, Delite, Delith, Delithe, Delta, Delyth, Delythe, Diethild, Dalt, and Delte.

† Pronunciation for Delight: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"


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