Nila Name Meaning & Origin
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Pronounced Nee-La or NI-la with a long I.
Anil, Ilan, Lani, Lina and Nila are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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I am 18 years old and my name is Nila after my Grandmother. Personally I love my name. It's classic, unique and pretty sounding, and not very common. The only person I have ever heard of with the name Nila is my Grandmother. The only problem I have with the name is people get it wrong all the time! My name is pronounced like NI-la with a long I but people tend to pronounce it like NÉE-la, which is the most annoying thing. Even worst some people pronounce it Nilla, like the Nilla Wafer cookies. Also if people pronounce it correctly they tend to spell it like Nyla with a y. Other then people getting it wrong all the time, I rather like my name. Side note my nickname is Narly or Narly Boo, but I have been called Nila Bean.
I named my daughter Nila after my grandmother. My grandmother, a native of Honduras, was named Petronila, but everyone called her Nila for short. My Nila is pronounced NEE-la. She has the opposite problem of the above user: everyone calls her NYE-la. Oh well.
- Nicknames for Nila: | Edit
Ni, Nila Bean, Narls, Narly, Narly Boo.
- Meanings and history of the name Nila: | Edit
Is the name of an ancient Egyptian princess.
Is also inspired by the River Nile.
In Arabic Na'ila means one who succeeds.
In Irish Celtic is a variant of Neiland means champion
In Sanskrit Nila means dark blue (or the dark colour between purple and blue)
- Famous real-life people named Nila: | Edit
nila northSun - Native-American poet/author
Nila Branco - Brazilian singer
Nila Rusnell Oakes - American artist
Nila Ermey - Wife of Drill Sergeant, Actor, Voice Actor R. Lee Ermey
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In malayalam language NILAVU means moon light too. Love the name nila!!