Lila

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

1) German pet form of double names, e.g. Liesa-Karola [1]

2) Swedish lila = 'lilac, purple' (from French lilac = 'shrub of genus Syringa with mauve flowers', from Spanish lilac, from Arabic lilak, from Persian lilak/nilak = 'bluish', from nil = 'indigo' (compare Sanskrit nilah = 'dark blue'), of uncertain origin)

3) English variant spelling of Leila [1] [2]

4) Short form of Delila [3]

5) Variant form of Lilla [2]

Related Names

Liila
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Lila
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Lilah
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Lila
Genitive: Lilas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Lila
Genitive: Lilan
Partitive: Lilaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Lila
Genitive: Lilas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Lila
Genitive: Lilas

Name Day

Finland Finland

20 May

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Finland Finland[4]
n.a.
950
n.a.
950 0 0
Sweden Sweden[5]
145 219 145 219 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
105
n.a.
103
n.a.
2
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
101
n.a.
101
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[8]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Lila.


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  3. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  4. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/