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.Creative forms:
(female) Ilio, Ine, ..
(male) Ilin, Ilis, .. Middle name pairings:
Ila Mileena (I.M.), ..
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)
Ila reached its top rank of #250 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is currently at #1184. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Ila (#1184 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Isla (#141 last year) and Ilene. Adoption of these relations of Ila is at its highest today (average #1108), except for versions like Ilene which have become somewhat dated. Isla has generally been the top pick of parents.
Ila▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aila, Alea, Aleah▲, Alia▲, Aliya, Alli, Ally, Aloe, Alya, Ayala, Eilah, Eily, Ela, Eli, Ella▲, Elli, Ellia, Eula▼, Eulia, Ili, Iola▼, Ola▼, Ula, Ulla and Yula. Other recommended names are Ida▼, Ilka, Ilsa, Ima▼, Ina▼, Ira▼, Isa, Ita and Iva▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ila.See names in meaning and etymology.