Nailah

Nailah - A very unique female name



  Jan 19,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nailah appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #2661. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nailah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nailah? 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 Nailah. The baby girl name Nailah was given to 121 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1333 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 11,680 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nailah peaked in popularity 6 years ago in 2011 on position 1325.



Famous with this name

Nailah Bradley
Nailah Jefferson
Ashanti Nailah Blaize


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Nailah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nailah is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #759 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,576.

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 Nailah is where you live.


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Nailah origin and meaning

Nailah is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Nailah, pop culture references for the name Nailah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Nailah

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

Nellie / Noelle / Nell / Nola / Nayeli / Nyla / Noel / Noelia / Nelly / Nylah /

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
20121333
20111325
20101357
20091505
20081496
20071549
20061455
20051555
20041350
20031801
20021876
20011832
20001706
19991947
19981579
19971775
19962018
19951786
19942004
19932479
19922488
19913704
19902551
19892875
19882567
19853706
19833513
19822782
19802838
19782532
19772842
19762503
19752661

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York759
Florida926
Georgia941
Maryland987
New Jersey1116
California1233
Illinois1269
Virginia1293
Michigan1346
Texas1534
Ohio1576

Even more about Nailah


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 Nailah 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 Nailah?

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 Nailah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 11,680
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +121

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