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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).

Associated with: arabic, night (black), beauty.


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

Kreatif forms:
(female) Libah, Liblah, ..

(male) Lilam, Lilow, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Lilah for girls. Lilah reached its highest position of #305 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #312 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lilah outside U.S.

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), Leela (#1142), Leilah (#1161), Lela (#1486), Lelah and Lelia are the prominent varying forms of Lilah (#312 last year) appearing in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Lilah was at its apex in 2014 (adoption of 1.3%), except for forms like Lelia which have become somewhat dated. The most trendy girl names in this compilation are Layla, Delilah, Lyla, Lilah, Lylah, Leila, Lila, Leyla and Laila.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilah, Delilah, Laila, Layla, Leela in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leila, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leyla, Lila, Lyla, Lylah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laila, Layla, Lyla outside U.S.

Similar 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 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.