It might be a flower name, but Dahlia is anything but flowery. Pronounced DA-lee-a or DAL-yah, this vintage name reminds us of a mysterious, tough femme fatale or a glamorous silver screen legend. And don’t worry, this name has all but shaken off its dark associations.
- norse: From the valley
- swedish: Named for botanist Anders Dahl
Actress Dahlia Salem, Israeli Poet and Activist Dahlia Ravikovitch, Journalist Dahlia Lithwick, the famous "Black Dahlia" murder case
Daughter of Gail Simmons