[ 2 syll. ha-la, hal-a ] The baby girl name Hala is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced HHAA-Laa- †. Hala's language of origin is Arabic and it is also predominantly used in Arabic. The name Hala means 'moon's halo'. Hala was one of the names borne by Khadija, the first wife of Muhammad. She was identified with the halo around the moon after her death.
Hala is an uncommon baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Hala: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"