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What does Hermila mean?

Hermila Pronunciation of Hermila [her-mi-la] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and Hermila means "messenger". Hermila is an alternate spelling of Hermia (Greek): Latinate derivative of Hermes (compare Hermione).

Associated with: greek, messenger (prophet).


2 different relations via Hermia: Hermilda and Herminia.

Creative forms:
(female) Hermida, Hermily, ..

(male) Herhil, Hermias, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hermila Audrianna (H.A.), ..

How popular is Hermila?

Hermila is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3968 out of 4276, Top 93%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Herminia is the only prominent related form of Hermila (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Hermila was widespread a century ago (#893). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Herminia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hermila and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aeriela, Berylla, Breila, Carmela, Carmila, Carmilla, Cecila, Ceila, Cerella, Delila, Dervla, Emila, Ersila, Fedila, Gelila, Gormla, Hamida, Harela, Harrela (see Harela), Hebiba, Hedia, Hedviga, Hedwiga, Hefzia, Hefziba, Heida, Helia, Helima, Helisa, Hellia, Helma, Helmina, Heloisa, Hema, Henia, Henrika, Hepzia (see Hephzibah), Hera, Herma, Hermina, Hermine, Herminie, Hermione, Hermona, Hermonah (see Chermona), Hermosa, Heroica, Hersila (see Ersilia), Hersilia, Hestia, Jamila, Jemila, Kamila, Karmela, Keila, Kemilla, Leila, Ludmila, Marcila, Mercilla, Merla, Merola, Neila, Nerola, Percilla, Perla, Pernilla, Radmila, Redmilla (see Radmilla), Seila, Sharmila, Tehila, Teofila, Terella and Verla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Hermila.

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