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What does Ila mean?

Ila Pronunciation of Ila as a girls' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Ila is "island". Place name. Also form of Ilene.



VARIANTS Eila, Ilanis, Ilanys, Isla



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How popular is Ila?

Ila is a very prominent first name for females (#727 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ila reached its top rank of #250 in the U.S. during the years 1900-1909, and is currently at #1264. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Ila (#1264 LAST YEAR) ranked in the Top 2000 are Isla (#82), Eila and Ilene. Usage of these relations of Ila is at its highest today (AVERAGE #1336), except for versions like Ilene which have become somewhat dated. Isla has generally been the top pick of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ila, Eila, Ilene, Isla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ila is alike in pronunciation to Aila, Alea, Aleah, Alia, Aliya, Alli, Ally, Aloe, Alya, Ayala, Eilah, Eily, Ela, Eli, Ella, Elli, Ellia, Eula, Eulia, Ili, Iola, Ola, Ula, Ulla and Yula. Other recommended sound-alike names are Ida, Ilka, Ilsa, Ima, Ina, Ira, Isa, Ita and Iva. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ila.

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