What does Lilah mean?
Lilah /li-l-ah/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew, Arabic and English derivation, and Lilah means "languishing, lovelorn, seductive; night beauty". Lilah is a variant form of Delilah (Hebrew). Lilah is also a variant of Leila (Arabic). Lilah is also used as a form of Lila (Arabic) and Lyla (English).
How popular is Lilah?
Lilah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Lilah is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Lilah for girls. Lilah entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest position of #305 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #312 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Shown below is an analysis of the history of the girl name Lilah and corresponding names. Layla (#29 last year), Delilah (#130), Lyla (#140), Laila (#149), Lila (#183), Leila (#241), Lylah (#614), Leyla (#686), Lelah, Leilah, Lela and Lelia are the prominent varying forms of Lilah (#312 last year) appearing in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Leelah, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Lilah was at its apex in 2013 (adoption of 0.51%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.5%, down 1%), but with forms like Lelia becoming somewhat dated. Lylah, Delilah, Leyla, Lilah, Layla, Lyla, Leila, Laila and Lila, and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for Delilah, Layla, Leila, Lila, Lilah and Lyla.
Thinking of names?
Lilah▲ is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Lailie, Laily, Laleh, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lally, Lalya, Laylah▲, Leala, Leola▼, Lili, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla▼, Lillia, Lilly▲, Lilo, Lily▲, Lola▲, Lolla, Lolly, Lula▼ and Lulu▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Aidah, Akilah, Alah, Bulah▼, Dinah▼, Eilah, Elah, Eulah▼, Gilah, Giliah, Halah, Kalah, Keilah, Kiah, Kylah, Lanah, Lenah, Lia▲, Lichah, Lida▼, Lidah, Lil, Lilac, Lilach, Lilas, Lilian▲, Lilith▲, Lilyan, Lina▼, Linah, Lira, Lisa▼, Liya, Liza▼, Lorah, Lubah, Lydah, Lynah, Miah▲, Micah▼, Mirah, Nailah, Niah, Nylah▲, Rivah, Shilah, Simah, Tinah, Tzilah and Zillah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lilah.