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Nilah Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Nilah is of American origin.

The meaning of Nilah is "success".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2327  in baby name popularity for girls with 79 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


What will your new little Nilah be like?

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Would you like to fingerspell the name Nilah in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nilah.

Just for fun, see the name Nilah 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 Nilah in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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