Any
 
Girl
 
Boy
 
 

Lilah - Meaning Of Lilah, What Does Lilah Mean?

 
 
   
 
 
What's New
   * Halloween Costume Names
   * OBN Name Popularity - 3rd Quarter of 2014
   * Oktoberfest Inspired Names
   * Traditional Old Testament Names
   * Autumn Names Are In The Air
   * OBN New Format
 
Follow us on...        
 
 
   
 
 
Names of the Week
   * Ana
   * Antonio
 
 
 
 
Quote of the Week
"Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today."   More
 
 
 
 

Lilah Meaning

Name:
   
 

What does Lilah mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Lilah is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Lilah is "night, dark beauty".  

It is also of Arabic origin, where its meaning is "born at night".

Lilah is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Li-lah.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 307  in baby name popularity for girls with 1039 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Lilah Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Lilah has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Lilah to other names.

 
   

Lilah is a variant spelling of Leila.

   
Would you like to fingerspell the name Lilah in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Lilah in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Lilah in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Lilah Numerology page.

Lilah Numerology
Lilah in Hieroglyhics
Lilah in Nautical Flags
Hebrew names have their origins in either the Old Testament or modern Hebrew vocabulary.

Local language versions of biblical names of Hebrew origin such as Hannah and David are still widely internationally popular today.

Modern Hebrew names are often derived from Hebrew vocabulary, for example Aviva (spring) and Dov (bear).

Children of Jewish heritage are usually given a Hebrew name for religious purposes and are sometimes also given a local language version of that name for secular purposes.

By custom, Ashkenazi Jews (Jews of German or Eastern European descent) name their children after deceased relatives. This is in order to honor the deceased relative, keep their name and memory alive, and to form a bond between the soul of the baby and the deceased relative so that they can live on within the newer generation.

Sephardic Jews (Jews of Spain, Portugal and the Middle East) in contrast, name their children after living relatives or deceased relatives. The father's parents names are generally used first and then the mother's parents names.

Neither Ashkenazi or Sephardic Jews will name a baby after one of the parents.

After a child is born, the father is given an aliyah (religious honor to bless the reading of the Torah). After this a blessing is said for the health of the mother and child. If the baby is a girl, she is named at this time. If the baby is a boy, he will be named during his brit milah (ritual circumcision) generally eight days after birth.

    Considering this name?  Then you may want to save it  to your favorites list.
 
 
 
 
  Our Baby Namer - Origin and Meaning of Baby Names, Books, Gifts, Clothes
Copyright © 2008 - 2014 OurBabyNamer.com.  All rights reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | About Us | Link To Us | Links | FAQ/Contact Us