Lila - girls name

Lila name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Lila name meaning:

The name Lila is of Arabic origin and has multiple meanings across different cultures. In Arabic, Lila means "night" or "dark beauty," representing the mystery and allure of the night. It is also derived from the Sanskrit word "Lila," which means "play" or "divine play." In this context, Lila symbolizes the playful and joyful nature of life.

Lila is a beautiful and unique name that holds a sense of enchantment and charm. It portrays a sense of elegance and sophistication, while also carrying a touch of mystique. With its various meanings, Lila exudes a sense of both darkness and light, representing the balance and duality of life. It is a name that can inspire imagination and creativity, allowing the individual to embrace their playful and adventurous side.

Choosing the name Lila for a girl may also reflect the parents' desire to provide their daughter with a name that is both meaningful and captivating. It is a name that carries a sense of uniqueness and individuality, setting her apart in a world of many names. Ultimately, Lila is a name that embodies beauty, playfulness, and a touch of magic.

Origin: Arabic


Related names

Lila , Lilah , Lilia

Other girls names beginning with L


Overall UK ranking: 237 out of 5581

211 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (339)

Historical popularity of Lila

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