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Meaning and name origin

Lilah \l(i)-lah\ as a girl's name has the meaning "languishing, lovelorn, seductive; night beauty" and is a variant of Delilah (Hebrew), biblical: the woman who beguiled Samson into revealing the secret of his superhuman strength. Also a variant of Leila (Arabic): used by authors for the names of exotic female characters in the early 19th century. Lilah is also used as a variant of Lila (Arabic): short form of Delilah (Hebrew) "lovelorn, seductive". The name Lilah is also a variation of Lyla (English).

Lilah has 10 variant forms: Laila, Layla, Leela, Leelah, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lylah.

Lilah is also pronounced similarly to Lala, Laleh, Laliah, Laylah, Lili, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla, Lilli, Lilly, Lilo, Lily, Lola and Lula. Other suggested similar baby names are Eilah, Gilah, Lidah, Lil, Lilac, Lilach, Lilas and Linah.


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

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