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What does Eilah mean?

Eilah Pronunciation of Eilah [eilah] as a name for girls is of Hebrew origin, and Eilah means "tree". Eilah is a variant form of Eila (Hebrew): variant of Ilana. Eilah is also a variation of Eileen.

Associated with: tree.


Eilah has 5 variants: Eiley, Eily, Ela, Elah and Ila.

6 more relations via Eila, Eileen: Eilean, Eilena, Eilene, Eilin, Eilona and Lina.

Creative forms:
(female) Eglah, Eilal, ..

(male) Eileu, Einah, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eilah Charity (E.C.), ..

How popular is Eilah?

Eilah is a rare first name for females. Eilah is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Eileen (#694 the previous year), Lina (#857), Ila (#1184), Ela and Eilene are the prominent alternative forms of Eilah (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Eily, are seldom used. These relations of Eilah were popular as baby names during 1940-1949 (median #1007) and are now significantly less widespread, with versions such as Ila going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Eileen, Eilene, Ela, Ila, Lina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eilah is pronounced similarly to Aila, Ailey, Aili, Ailie, Ailli, Ala, Alah, Aliah, Aliyah, Alla, Alliah, Ayla, Eli, Elia, Ella, Ellee, Elli, Ellie, Elly, Eula, Ola, Olla, Oula, Yola and Yula. Other recommended names are Aidah, Ainah, Akilah, Binah, Bulah, Dinah, Ednah, Eilat, Eilidh, Eilis, Eilish, Eilith, Eira, Elan, Elisah, Elizah, Ellan, Emila, Emilyah, Erla, Evah, Gilah, Giliah, Glilah (see Galila), Halah, Kailah, Kalah, Keilah, Kiah, Kibah, Kivah, Kylah, Lelah, Lidah, Lilah, Linah, Lylah, Milcah, Mirah, Nailah, Niah, Nylah, Rinah, Rivah, Tinah, Tsilah, Tzilah, Zillah, Zilpah and Zivah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eilah.

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