[ 2 syll. ja-la, jal-a ] The baby girl name Jala is pronounced JHahLaa- †.
1: Jala's language of origin is African-Mende and it is predominantly used in Arabic. The meaning of Jala is 'large, fresh-water fish, lion, the small-leafed wild indigo'.
Forms of Jala include the names Jalah, Jalla, and Jallah.
2: Jala is of African-Hausa origin. Here, it means 'glory to god'.
3: Jala is of Arabic origin. Meaning: bright, polished, splendid.
Jala is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Jala include Jackquel, Jacquel, Jacquelle, Jacquil, Jaele, Jaeli, Jaell, Jaelle, Jahel, Jahlee, Jahli, Jaili, Jalee, Jaleh, Jalil, Jalile, Jayel, Jayil, Jayla, and Jaylah.
† English pronunciation for Jala: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"