Kalila

First Name
757
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kalila

User Submitted Origins

     Arabic
50%
     Spanish
25%
     African
25%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Kalila means "Dearly loved" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A submission from Canada says the name Kalila means "Sweetheart, Beloved" and is of Arabic origin.
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International Interest

How popular is the baby name Kalila in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 5 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 11 11 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 12 12 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 7 7 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 10 10 0
1990 19 19 0
1991 10 10 0
1992 10 10 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 18 18 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 23 23 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 19 19 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 22 22 0
2004 20 20 0
2005 21 21 0
2006 26 26 0
2007 21 21 0
2008 24 24 0
2009 18 18 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 24 24 0
2013 40 40 0
2014 39 39 0
2015 42 42 0
2016 43 43 0
2017 54 54 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Kalila

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Kalila as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Kalila

  • How Popular is the name Kalila? Kalila is the 12,602nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kalila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 757 babies born with the first name Kalila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kalila to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kalila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Kalila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kalila is Thursday, October 22nd, 1903.
  • What year had the most people named Kalila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kalila was in 2017 with a total of 54 babies.
  • Random Kalila Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kalila is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Kalila: Your name in reverse order is Alilak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Akalli. How do you pronounce that?

What Kalilas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Kalila born Mar 22, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Siberia approximately on 1125. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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  • Sources:
  • 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).