Lilah

Lilah - A very unique female name



  Nov 12,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lilah, meaning night, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #1013. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lilah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lilah? 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 Lilah. The baby girl name Lilah was given to 1,008 baby girls in 2012, ranking #307 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,402 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lilah peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2011 on position 304.



Famous with this name

Lilah Richcreek
Lilah Fitzgerald
Lilah Kan


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Lilah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lilah is currently topping the baby name charts in Maine at position #87 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #750.

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 Lilah is where you live.


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Lilah origin and meaning

Lilah is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means night. To see famous people named Lilah, pop culture references for the name Lilah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lilah

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

Leah / Lillie / Lily / Lola / Lee / Lula / Lila / Layla / Lilly / Leila /

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
2012307
2011304
2010331
2009368
2008413
2007586
2006886
20051135
20041315
20031314
20021411
20011756
20001864
19992704
19982754
19972932
19963930
19904510
19893760
19863268
19853635
19833447
19803447
19793339
19782152
19472034
19261937
19242001
19231965
19211236
19201709
19191288
19181871
19171795
19161175
19141453
19131268
19101013

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Maine87
Massachusetts137
Delaware159
Rhode Island165
Colorado172
New Hampshire184
District of Columbia191
Connecticut192
Wisconsin214
Oregon218
Kentucky222
Arizona245
Pennsylvania263
Minnesota265
Nevada273
Utah292
Indiana298
Ohio298
Michigan301
New York310
Illinois315
Louisiana315
Tennessee317
California319
Maryland320
West Virginia323
Florida328
Missouri331
Oklahoma337
Virginia341
Washington353
Alabama359
Georgia367
Iowa377
North Carolina404
New Mexico406
Arkansas410
Texas441
Mississippi449
Kansas528
New Jersey546
South Carolina750

Even more about Lilah


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 Lilah 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 Lilah?

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
2011
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lilah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,402
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,008

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