Nila name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Sanskrit, Latin and Arabic
Usage: Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Bengali, Gujarati and Oriya
Pronunciation: NEE-la
Meaning: Moon and Dark Blue
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What does Nila mean?

Nila means Moon or Dark Blue used for both boys and girls is originated from Latin, Arabic and Sanskrit is predominantly used in Gujarati, Oriya, Sindhi, Kannada, Swedish, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali, Norwegian, Danish, Malayalam, Sanskrit, Hindi, Telugu, English and Finnish.

Nila is feminine variation of Nilo. Nilo is Finnish cognate of Neil. Also Nilo is Italian form of Danilo. Nila is feminine version of Nils. Nils is variant of well-known and perpetual Neil.

Also Nils is form of everlasting and customary Nelson. Nils is short version of Nikl. Also Nils is short of Nichol. Nils is form of Nighils in Swedish language. Also Nils is Danish form of Niels.

Origin of Loved and Evergreen Nils is in Old Greek and Celtic, meaning of Nils is "Champion, Victory of the People and Victorious Person".

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How do I pronounce Nila?

NEE-la is the most common way to pronounce one syllabled Nila with emphasis on first NEE syllable. The other ways to say the name is n(i)-la.

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Names that rhyme with Nila

How popular is the name Nila?

In United States, Nila was once a common name since emerging in 1890 it has been given to over 6303 babies. When at the peak of its usage in 1935,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 127 years but it is still going strong.

Nila is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1958 and was able to reach the top 800 names. In 2008, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 761 on girl names chart when 69 babies were named Nila.

Over 674 people have been named Nila in France.

In Switzerland, Nila is a unique name where it has been in use since 1998 and has secured the place in top 300 names.

Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 219 on girl names chart when 36 babies were named Nila. Over 267 people have been named Nila in Switzerland. Also, in Netherlands, in just 5 years, it has made it to the top 300 names.

Recently in 2019, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 287 on girl names chart when 48 babies were named Nila. Over 184 people have been named Nila in Netherlands.

Nila is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, its highest ever rank is 1371 (2017) in its 19 years run on England and Wales naming chart.

Over 181 babies in England and Wales have been named Nila. It also recently appeared in Belgium baby girl names chart. However things change on global perspective, Nila is extremely popular in India where every 1 in 20000 have the name.

Also the baby name is popular in Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal, Ukraine, Philippines and Peru. According to our evaluation, over 240000 babies have been named Nila globally.

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Nila in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Nila

Dreams are important to you because you think that a person without dreams is like a walking dead. Change your perspective. Focus on inner peace, balance, harmony, helping those in need, kindness, and love. You like people too but prefer your solitude. Your decision to keep fighting for things even when they're falling apart sometimes ruins self-confidence. Having the letter A as your capstone reveals your true personality.

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Middle names for Nila

We've compiled a list of the familiar and swashbuckling middle names for Nila below.

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Famous people named Nila

  • Nila Banton Smith, teacher, author
  • Nila Mack, creator and director of 'Let's Pretend'
  • Nila Håkedal, Norwegian female beach volleyball player
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  • Nilay Deniz in Episode #1.27 as Actress
  • Nilay Erdonmez in Gözetleme Kulesi as Actress
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  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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