Lilah

First Name
14k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lilah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lilah

"Lilah" is a name of Persian origin, and it means "Lilac tree". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Short form of Delilah; also a variant of Leila.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Lilah

Lilah was born on March 26th, 1957 in Negeri Sembilan, Federation of Malaya.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 7 7 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 8 8 0
1887 5 5 0
1889 7 7 0
1890 7 7 0
1891 11 11 0
1892 11 11 0
1893 12 12 0
1894 16 16 0
1895 18 18 0
1896 6 6 0
1897 12 12 0
1898 15 15 0
1899 17 17 0
1900 11 11 0
1901 20 20 0
1902 10 10 0
1903 14 14 0
1904 7 7 0
1905 12 12 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 12 12 0
1908 12 12 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 13 13 0
1911 15 15 0
1912 13 13 0
1913 30 30 0
1914 30 30 0
1915 28 28 0
1916 38 38 0
1917 35 35 0
1918 21 21 0
1919 31 31 0
1920 34 34 0
1921 41 41 0
1922 30 30 0
1923 25 25 0
1924 28 28 0
1925 35 35 0
1926 25 25 0
1927 22 22 0
1928 23 23 0
1929 21 21 0
1930 27 27 0
1931 15 15 0
1932 10 10 0
1933 12 12 0
1934 14 14 0
1935 11 11 0
1936 12 12 0
1937 13 13 0
1938 21 21 0
1939 11 11 0
1940 10 10 0
1941 21 21 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 9 9 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 7 7 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 7 7 0
1951 10 10 0
1952 9 9 0
1953 10 10 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 5 5 0
1956 9 9 0
1957 10 10 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 6 6 0
1961 7 7 0
1962 11 11 0
1963 15 15 0
1965 7 7 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 8 8 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 25 25 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 17 17 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 18 18 0
1986 19 19 0
1987 18 18 0
1988 12 12 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 18 18 0
1994 15 15 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 37 37 0
1997 30 30 0
1998 47 47 0
1999 69 69 0
2000 91 91 0
2001 106 106 0
2002 133 133 0
2003 162 162 0
2004 167 167 0
2005 223 223 0
2006 308 308 0
2007 525 525 0
2008 773 773 0
2009 884 884 0
2010 963 963 0
2011 1,043 1,043 0
2012 1,031 1,031 0
2013 1,047 1,047 0
2014 1,048 1,048 0
2015 1,027 1,027 0
2016 1,086 1,086 0
2017 1,168 1,168 0

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Popularity of Lilah as a first name

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Common last names for Lilah

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Fun Facts about the name Lilah

  • What name lists does Lilah rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lilah? Lilah is the 2,120th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lilah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,523 babies born with the first name Lilah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lilah to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lilah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Lilah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lilah is Sunday, July 4th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Lilah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lilah was in 2017 with a total of 1,168 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lilah!
  • Random Lilah Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lilah ranks 84th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 13 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Lilah: Your name in reverse order is Halil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lhlai. 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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