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Meaning and name origin

Kalila \k(a)-li-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced kah-LEE-lah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Kalila is "darling, beloved".


Kalila has 12 variant forms: Cailey, Cailie, Caylie, Kailey, Kaleila, Kalie, Kalilah, Kayllie, Kaly, Kaylee, Kylila and Kylilah.


Kalila is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kalila and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kaylee (#52), Kailey (#476) and Kalie. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kailey, Kalie, Kaylee in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kailey, Kaylee outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kalila is also pronounced similarly to Kelila and Kelula. Other suggested similar baby names are Dalila, Galila, Kaila, Kalia, Kalifa, Kalina, Kalisa, Kalla, Kamila and Palila. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalila.