Girl Names of Delight theme
Delight names for baby girls, related also with joy, paradise, rejoice, pleasure, brightness, splendor, and radiance, with 167 entries. Names of delight are a perfect complement to the joyful circumstances surrounding a baby’s birth. The jubilance that a parent feels is captured in the name Whoopi, which means ‘shout of delight’, or Naomi, which means ‘pleasantness’.
Delight names are popular as baby girl names, and they are also regarded as fairly trendy. Their usage peaked in 1902 with 2.802% of baby girls being given Delight names. Within the top 1000 baby names then, there were 14 Delight names. The names have slipped in popularity since then. In 2018, their total usage was 1.664% with 16 Delight names listed among the top 1000, appearing with somewhat increasing regularity in the recent decade. Among all Delight names, Abigail (English, German, and Hebrew) was the most widely used, with a ranking of #11 and a usage of 0.5306%.