What does Nila mean?
Nila /ni-la/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Geography name based on the river Nile in Egypt.
How popular is Nila?
Nila is a very prominent first name for women (#1596 out of 4276, Top 37%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#37640 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Nila for girls. Nila entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #757 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Nila appearing in the Top 1000 are Nyla (#301 a year ago), Nelia and Cornelia. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.2603%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.1748%, 32.9% less), with the versions Cornelia and Nila becoming less trendy. Nyla (#301) is the most trendy baby name here. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Nila and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Nila▼ is alike in pronunciation to Nailah, Nalea, Neala, Neila, Neilla, Nela, Nella▼, Neola, Noela, Nola▼, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nula and Nylah▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Aila, Dila, Eila, Fila, Gila, Lila▲, Mila▲, Neile, Nel, Nell▼, Nia▲, Nika, Nilda▼, Nilsa▼, Nina, Nira, Nita▼ and Zila. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nila.