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Lila Name Meaning and Origin

Lila Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Night, Dark Beauty

Name Origin


Lila is a name of Arabic origin, meaning 'Night' or 'Dark Beauty'. It is a poetic and mystical name that evokes images of the night sky and all its wonders. In Arabic culture, the night is often associated with mystery, beauty, and tranquility, making Lila a name that carries a sense of enchantment and allure.

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Lila Phonetic Appeal

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Lila is a smooth and flowing name with an easy pronunciation that rolls off the tongue effortlessly.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Lila create a pleasant rhythmic pattern that is easy to pronounce and has a musical quality.

Famous People Named Lila

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● Lila McCann

Lila McCann is an American country music singer and songwriter. She rose to fame in the late 1990s with her debut album 'Lila', which produced several hit singles including 'Down Came a Blackbird'. McCann's sweet vocals and heartfelt lyrics have endeared her to country music fans worldwide.

● Lila Downs

Lila Downs is a Mexican-American singer-songwriter known for her unique blend of traditional Mexican music with elements of folk, jazz, and blues. Her powerful vocals and socially conscious lyrics have earned her critical acclaim and a loyal following.

Lila Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Lila

The name Lila does not typically evoke negative characters or cultural symbols. However, some may associate it with darkness or night-time activities, which could be seen in a negative light by some individuals.

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