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Meaning and name origin

Shaila \sha(i)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAY-lah. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Shaila is "river". See also Shayla.


Shaila has 2 variant forms: Shaili and Shalee.


Shaila is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shaila and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Shayla (#746). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Shayla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shaila is also pronounced similarly to Shaela, Shailagh, Shalia, Shaylah, Shaylla, Sheela, Sheila, Sheilah, Sheilia, Sheilya, Shela, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilah, Shilea, Shilla, Shilo, Shula and Shyla. Other suggested similar baby names are Seila, Shaina, Shakila and Sharla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Shaila.