What does Ila mean?
Ila /ila/ as a girls' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Ila is "island". Place name.
Affiliated girl name: Ilene.Kreatif forms: Ilaio, Ioila. [more]
How popular is Ila?
Ila is a very prominent first name for females (#727 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Ila for girls. Ila reached its top rank of #267 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Ila and associated names. Popular variation forms of Ila ranked in the Top 1000 are Isla (#150 last year) and Ilene. Adoption of these relations of Ila reached its highest during the years 1920-1929 (average #574) and is somewhat lower today (#716, 33.4% less), with the versions Ila and Ilene becoming less trendy. Isla has generally been the top pick of parents. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ila▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aaliya, Aalya, Aila, Ailee, Ailey, Aili, Ailie, Ailli, Ala, Alah, Alaia, Alais, Alaya, Alayah▲, Alea, Aleah▲, Aleea, Aley, Ali▼, Alia▲, Aliah, Alie, Aliya▼, Aliyah▲, Aliye, Alla, Alley, Alli, Allia, Alliah, Allie▲, Ally▼, Aloe, Alya, Ayala, Ayla▲, Eilah, Eiley, Eily, Ela, Elah, Eli, Elia, Ella▲, Ellee, Elli, Ellia, Ellie▲, Elly, Elois, Eula▼, Eulah▼, Eulia, Huela, Huella, Ili, Illa, Illia, Iola▼, Ola▼, Olia, Olla, Ollie▼, Oula, Ula, Ulla, Ulli, Wally, Willa▼, Willy, Yola, Yolie, Yula, Yulia, Yuliya and Yulla. Another recommended similar baby name is Iole. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ila.