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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.

Baby names that sound like Lila are Lola, Laila, Lala, Lela, Lilia, Lili, Lilla, Lil and Lula.

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Popularity of Lila

Lila is a very popular first name for women (#469 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Lila
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Popularity of Lila