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What does Zillah mean?

Zillah Pronunciation of Zillah [zil-lah] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Zillah means "shadow". Zillah is an alternate form of Zilla (Hebrew): biblical name revived by the Puritans.


Zillah has 2 variants: Zila and Zylia.

Creative forms:
(female) Zalah, Zellah, ..

(male) Zili, Zille, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zillah Emerson (Z.E.), ..

How popular is Zillah?

Zillah is an uncommon given name for women. Zillah is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Zillah was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #1029 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other prominent varying form of Zillah is Zilla. These forms of Zillah reached the peak of their popularity in the 1880s.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Zillah, Zilla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zillah is pronounced similarly to Cilia, Cilla, Cilly, Silia, Sillia, Silya, Zalia, Zelia, Zoela, Zola and Zolia. Other suggested similar names are Ainah, Aisiah, Akilah, Alliah, Almah, Billa, Bulah, Byulah, Daliah, Dilla, Dillan, Dinah, Eilah, Elah, Elvah, Emilyah, Eulah, Geelah, Geulah, Gilah, Giliah, Giliyah, Gillan, Glilah (see Galila), Halah, Huldah, Jillan, Kalah, Kalilah, Kamillah, Kaylah, Kiah, Kivah, Kylah, Kylilah, Laliah, Leilah, Lelah, Lichah, Lidah, Lilah, Lilla, Lillas, Lylah, Miah, Milcah, Milla, Rilla, Rinah, Rivkah, Shylah, Talmah, Tikvah, Willa, Zelmah, Zia, Zillpha, Zilpah, Zina, Zinia, Zinya, Ziva, Zivah and Zorrah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zillah.