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Origin and Meaning of Eila

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Australia says the name Eila means "Oak tree or Torch".
  2. A submission from Bahrain says the name Eila means "Oak tree" and is of Arabic origin.
  3. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Eila is of Hindu origin and means "Earth".
  4. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Eila means "Moon" and is of Turkish origin.
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Possibly a variant of Norwegian Eili, a rare form of Eli (“Helen”). Popularized by the novel Tuskaa (1907) by Väinö Kataja.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Eila

Notable Persons Named Eila

Eila Roine

Eila was born on November 26th, 1931 in Turku.

Eila Pehkonen

Eila was born on October 18th, 1924 in Lieksa. She breathed her last breath on September 10th, 1991.

Eila Pellinen

Eila was born on August 6th, 1938. She passed away on April 10th, 1977.

Eila Kivikk’aho

Eila was born on February 8th, 1921 in Sortavala. Eila is also known as Sammalkorpi and Eila Sylvia. She passed away on June 21st, 2004.

Eila Pennanen

Eila was born on February 8th, 1916. She left this life on January 23rd, 1994.

Eila Eskola-Kyröläinen

Eila was born on June 28th, 1931.


Fun Facts about the name Eila

  • How Popular is the name Eila? Eila is the 10,107th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Eila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,123 babies born with the first name Eila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Eila to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Eila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Eila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Eila is Saturday, October 4th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Eila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Eila was in 2017 with a total of 100 babies.
  • Random Eila Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Eila is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Eila: The name spelled backwards is Alie. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eila. How do you pronounce that?
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