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What does Zila mean?

Zila Pronunciation of Zila as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and Zila means "shadow". Zila is an alternate spelling of Zilla (Hebrew): biblical name revived by the Puritans.



VARIANTS Zylia, Zillah



Zila Tiana (Z.T.), ..

How popular is Zila?

Zila is an uncommonly occurring given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#91004 out of 150436, Top 60%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Zilla and Zillah are the popular varying forms of Zila (UNLISTED) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Zila reached the peak of their popularity during 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #1180). (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Zila is alike in pronunciation to Ceila, Ceili, Ceilia, Cela, Celia, Cili, Cilia, Cilla, Cilly, Sela, Selia, Seula, Silia, Siliya, Sillia, Silya, Sula, Xyla, Xylia, Zailie, Zalia, Zaylia, Zelia, Zola and Zolia. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adila, Aila, Arla, Avila, Baila, Byla, Dila, Dilla, Dola, Eila, Emila, Fila, Gala, Gila, Glila, Iola, Isla, Kala, Keila, Laila, Lila, Lyla, Mila, Milla, Nela, Nila, Nola, Nyla, Ola, Olla, Oula, Simla, Tola, Vala, Willa, Yula, Zada, Zaida, Zaina, Zea, Zele, Zelma, Zia, Zilpah, Zilvia, Zina, Zita, Ziva, Zora and Zuma. These names tend to be more frequently used than Zila.