Nylah

Nylah - A very unique female name



  Jul 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nylah, meaning winner, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1998 on position #2474. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nylah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nylah? 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 Nylah. The baby girl name Nylah was given to 670 baby girls in 2012, ranking #441 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,109 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nylah peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 441.



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Nylah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nylah is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #193 - and is the least popular in Colorado at position #991.

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 Nylah is where you live.


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Nylah origin and meaning

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

Similar to Nylah

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

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

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
2012441
2011458
2010589
2009647
2008824
20071058
20061134
20051053
20041252
20031417
20021373
20012297
20002332
19994795
19982474

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island193
District of Columbia194
Maryland212
Louisiana217
New York258
North Carolina266
Pennsylvania266
New Jersey271
Connecticut275
Georgia275
Michigan334
Alabama338
South Carolina354
Mississippi355
Massachusetts371
Florida374
Ohio410
Tennessee417
Illinois418
Virginia441
Oklahoma500
Nevada536
Wisconsin549
Missouri573
Indiana588
California592
Texas593
Arizona939
Colorado991

Even more about Nylah


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 Nylah 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 Nylah?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nylah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,109
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1998
2012 births +670

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