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Nila - Meaning of Nila

What does Nila mean?

Meaning of the name NilaNylaNillaCorneliaNilahKornelijaNelNellNeliaCorneelijaNileNellieNelaNeelaKornéliaNellaNeelahConnieCornelieCorriannaNileaNelieNeala

[ 2 syll. ni-la, nil-a ] The baby girl name Nila is pronounced NIY-Laa †. Nila's language of origin is Latin and Sanskrit. It is predominantly used in the English, Hebrew, and Indian languages. Sanskrit origin: It is derived literally from the word nila meaning 'blue'.

In addition, Nila is a diminutive (English) of the Dutch, English, German, Italian, and Romanian Cornelia.

Derivatives of Nila include the name Neala, the Indian Neela, the name Neelah, the name Nilah, the name Nile, the name Nilea, and the name Nilla.

Another form of Nila is the English variant spelling Nyla.

See also the related categories, blue, sanskrit, and indian.

Nila is an uncommon baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1935, 0.012% of baby girls were given the name Nila. It had a ranking of #568 then. The baby name has fallen from favor since then, and is currently of only sporadic use. In 2017, within the family of girl names directly linked to Nila, Nyla was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Nila include Neala, Neela, Neila, Nahal, Nahla, Nahlah, Nala, Nalah, Nalo, Nawal, Nayelee, Nayeley, Nayelie, Neali, Nealie, Nealy, Neely, Neili, Neily, and Neli.

† Pronunciation for Nila: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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