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What does Nyla mean?

Nyla [ny-la] as a girls' name is pronounced NYE-lah. It is of English origin. Feminine of Nyles, from Neil.


Nyla has 2 variants: Nila and Nylah.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Nilla, Nyka, ..

(male) Nyan, Nylaan, ..

How popular is Nyla?

Nyla is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#2744 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


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

Shown below is the birth name history of Nyla for girls. Nyla was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #301 in the U.S. in the year 2014. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Below is a graphed comparison of the history of Nyla and associated names. Prominent related forms of Nyla (#301 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000 are Nila (#1834 in recent rankings) and Nylah (#430). Adoption of these forms of Nyla is more pronounced presently (median #855). Nyla and Nylah are two of the more chic baby names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nyla, Nila, Nylah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nyla and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Nyla is alike in pronunciation to Naila, Nailah, Nalea, Neala, Nealla, Neelia, Neely, Neelya, Neila, Neilla, Nela, Nelia, Nella, Nelli, Nelly, Neola, Noela, Noella, Nola, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nualla and Nula. Other recommended names are Alla, Ayla, Beyla, Byla, Cayla, Cela, Ella, Fila, Gala, Gayla, Ila, Iola, Isla, Jeyla, Kayla, Keyla, Kyla, Lala, Lila, Lola, Lyla, Mala, Mila, Myla, Myrla, Naia, Nea, Neka, Nel, Nell, Nena, Nilda, Nina, Nita, Noa, Nova, Nura, Nya, Nyad, Nyada, Nyna, Nysa, Orla, Shyla, Skyla, Tola, Twyla, Tyla, Ulla, Xyla and Zola. These names tend to be less frequently used than Nyla.