First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Amila

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User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from New York, United States says the name Amila means "Hopeful".
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Amila is of Xhosa origin and means "Growth".
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Amila is of African origin and means "Growth".
  • A submission from Bosnia and Herzegovina says the name Amila means "Secretary" and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Amila

Amila was born on July 19th, 1966 in Sarajevo.


Amila was born on June 23rd, 1993 in Colombo.


Amila was born on April 2nd, 1979 in Panadura, Sri Lanka.


Amila Ishan Kankanamge is a co-founder and ceo, e3x global ltd., and e3x asia pacific ltd. Amila was born on May 1st, 1983 in Colombo.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Amila

Jean Amila is a writer.


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International Interest for Amila

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Fun Facts about the name Amila

  • How Popular is the name Amila? Amila is the 18,474th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Amila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 404 babies born with the first name Amila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Amila to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Amila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1995 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Amila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Amila is Tuesday, September 15th, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Amila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Amila was in 2017 with a total of 60 babies.
  • Random Amila Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Amila is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Amila: Your name in reverse order is Alima. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aalmi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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