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Meaning and name origin

Nila \n(i)-la\ as a girl's name. Geography name based on the river Nile in Egypt.


Nila has 2 variant forms: Naila and Nyla.

For more information, see also related girl names Cornelia and Nelia.


Nila is a very popular first name for females (#1596 out of 4276, Top 37%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#80525 out of 88799, Top 91%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Nila for girls. Nila reached its highest rank of #757 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nila name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nila and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Nyla (#301), Nila, Nelia and Cornelia. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cornelia, Nelia, Nila, Nyla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cornelia, Nyla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nila is also pronounced similarly 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 commonly used than Nila.