What does Lilah mean?
Lilah /li-l-ah/ [2 sylls.] 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. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity 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 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage 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), Lela, Leilah, Delila, Lelah and Lelia are the prominent varying forms of Lilah (#312 last year) appearing in the Top 1000. Forms like Leelah are uncommon. Usage of these girl names was at its apex in 2013 (usage of 0.4691%) and has remained as widespread to this day (usage 0.4654%, down 0.8%), but with the forms Lelia, Lelah and Lela becoming less trendy. The most trendy girl names in this compilation are Lylah (#614), Delilah (#130), Leyla (#686), Lilah (#312) and Layla (#29), and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for Delilah, Layla and Lilah. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Lilah▲ is alike in pronunciation to Lala, Laleh, Laliah, Laylah▲, Lili, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla▼, Lilli, Lilly▲, Lilo, Lily▲, Lola▲ and Lula▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Eilah, Gilah, Lidah, Lil, Lilac, Lilach, Lilas and Linah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lilah.