Nyla - girls name

Nyla name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Nyla name meaning:

The name Nyla has multiple origins and meanings. It is believed to have Arabic, Swahili, and Gaelic roots. In Arabic, Nyla means "winner" or "attainer of success." It symbolizes a strong, determined, and ambitious individual who strives for greatness in all aspects of life. In Swahili, Nyla means "purpose" or "aim," representing someone who has a clear direction and knows what they want in life. This interpretation implies a focused and driven nature.

Additionally, Nyla has Gaelic origins and is derived from the word "niall," which means "cloud." This reflects a sense of mystery and ethereal beauty attached to the name. It can also be associated with tranquility and calmness, reminiscent of the peacefulness found in clouds. Overall, the name Nyla carries connotations of triumph, purpose, and a touch of intrigue, making it a meaningful and captivating choice for a girl.


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Overall UK ranking: 212 out of 5581

236 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (316)

Historical popularity of Nyla

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