Name: Dahlia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dahlia

  • Meaning:
    Dweller in the valley
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  • Meaning:
    Dweller in the valley
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  • Pronunciation:
    (DAHL yah)
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    Itself (Dahlia)
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Miscellaneous Info for Dahlia

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Dahlia is from the name of the flower, which was named for the 18th-century Swedish botanist Anders Dahl.

    The 'Black Dahlia' was an American woman, Elizabeth Short, who was horribly murdered in 1947. The case has never been solved, but several books and films have speculated about the murder.

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