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Lila meaning and name origin

Lila \l(i)-la\ as a girl's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Lila is "night". Short form of Delilah (Hebrew) "lovelorn, seductive". Philanthropist Lila Acheson Wallace.

Lila has 5 variant forms: Layla, Leila, Lilah, Lyla and Lylah.

For more information, see also related names Dalila, Lillian and Lily.

Lila is also pronounced similarly to Laela, Laila, Laily, Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lalya, Leala, Leela, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leola, Leyla, Lili, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla, Lilli, Lillia, Lilly, Lilo, Loela, Lola, Lolla, Lula and Lulu. Other suggested similar baby names are Aila, Dila, Eila, Fila, Gila, Lal, Lia, Liba, Lida, Lil, Lilac, Lilas, Lina, Lira, Lisa, Lita, Liva, Liya, Liza, Mila, Nila and Zila.

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Popularity of Lila

Lila is a very popular first name for females (#469 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lila name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lila with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Lila name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Lila outside U.S.