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What does Kalilah mean?

Kalilah Pronunciation of Kalilah [kalilah] as a name for girls has its root in Arabic, and the name Kalilah means "darling, beloved". Kalilah is a variant form of Kalila (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic.


Kalilah has 3 variants: Kaleila, Kylila and Kylilah.

2 more different relations via Kalila: Kailey and Kalie.

Creative forms:
(female) Kalilan, Kalilka, ..

(male) Kaliley, Kalilon, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kalilah Sanaa (K.S.), ..

How popular is Kalilah?

Kalilah is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Kalilah is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Kalilah (not ranked) are Kailey (#532 from recent data) and Kalie. Other variants, like Kylila, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Kalilah reached its apex 11 years ago (median #751) and has become significantly diminished since (#1266, 65.6%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailey, Kalie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kalilah is alike in pronunciation to Kelila, Kelula and Kelulah. Other recommended names are Aaliyah, Daliah, Dalila, Daliyah, Delilah, Galila, Galilah, Gelilah, Glilah (see Galila), Halimah, Jaliyah, Jamilah, Kaelah, Kaila, Kailagh, Kailah, Kailan, Kalah, Kaleah, Kalia, Kalidas, Kalifa, Kalina, Kalisa, Kalla, Kallan, Kamila, Kamilah, Kamillah, Karimah, Karlah, Kaylah, Keilah, Laliah, Nabilah, Nailah, Palila, Salimah and Taliah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kalilah.

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