Ila

Ila - A very unique female name



  Jan 16,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ila, meaning from the island, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #276. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ila and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ila? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ila. The baby girl name Ila was given to 96 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1499 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 14,721 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ila peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 254.



Famous with this name

Ila Schactler
Ila Schütz
Ila Arun


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Ila is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ila is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #490 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,634.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ila is where you live.


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Ila origin and meaning

Ila is a 3 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means from the island. To see famous people named Ila, pop culture references for the name Ila and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ila

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ila, sorted by popularity.

Iola / Ilah / Ilo / Illa / Iyla / Ily / Ilia / Ilea /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121499
20111784
20101429
20092135
20082068
20072397
20062527
20052999
20043592
20033535
20024295
20013299
20003661
19993393
19984411
19904358
19863623
19842854
19792387
19773087
19712484
19692655
19682263
19672050
19662091
19642103
19632412
19621786
19611618
19591617
19581332
19571150
19561367
19551412
19541462
1953855
1952785
19511027
1950786
1949917
1948755
1947638
1946716
1945636
1944562
1943572
1942491
1941480
1940472
1939443
1938391
1937362
1936361
1935355
1934325
1933319
1932301
1931305
1930310
1929291
1928283
1927289
1926302
1925261
1924271
1923283
1922265
1921262
1920273
1919268
1918264
1917274
1916267
1915280
1914265
1913282
1912268
1911254
1910276

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah490
Oregon629
South Carolina637
Alabama719
Wisconsin951
Minnesota968
Washington992
North Carolina1094
Ohio1148
Michigan1278
Georgia1552
California1707
New York1828
Texas2634

Even more about Ila


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ila a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ila?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ila
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 14,721
Letter count 3
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +96

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