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What does Illa mean?

Illa Pronunciation of Illa [il-la] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Illa is "tree". Illa is a version of Ilana (Hebrew).

Associated with: tree.


5 different relations via Ilana: Elana, Ilane, Ilania, Ileana and Iliana.

Creative forms:
(female) Ilio, Ille, ..

(male) Iliah, Illo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Illa Elia (I.E.), ..

How popular is Illa?

Illa is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3806 out of 4276, Top 89%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#65862 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Illa entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #1122 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Illa name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Elana (#1522 from current records), Ilana, Ileana and Iliana (#904) are the prominent variation forms of Illa appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Illa was well-received in the year 2007 (median #1533) and is somewhat lower today. Iliana has historically been the top pick of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Illa, Elana, Ilana, Ileana, Iliana in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Illa is alike in pronunciation to Ala, Alaya, Aley, Alia, Aliah, Alliah, Ally, Alya, Eila, Eilah, Elia, Ellia, Ellie, Eula, Eulah, Eulia, Huela, Ili, Illia, Iola, Olia, Olla, Ula, Ulla and Wally. Other suggested similar names are Arla, Bella, Cala, Cilla, Dila, Dilla, Dola, Fila, Galla, Glila, Iana, Ida, Idella, Ilena, Ilisa, Ilka, Ilke, Illsa, Ilona, Ilsa, Ilsae, Ilse, Ima, Inya, Iole, Iona, Isla, Ita, Iva, Izola, Kala, Kyla, Lela, Lilla, Lula, Lyla, Mela, Mella, Mila, Milla, Nela, Nella, Nola, Nyla, Rilla, Sula, Tulla, Tyla, Vala and Zilla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Illa.

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