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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Sila mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Sila

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  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Sila is of Turkish origin and means "Love of the homeland, beauty of the homeland".
  • A submission from Canada says the name Sila means "Ethics or Morality" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  • A user from Canada says the name Sila is of English origin and means "Serious Intellect life and accord".
  • A user from Canada says the name Sila is of Chinese origin and means "Warrior Child".
Other origins: Hindu

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Alt. Meaning

S is for serious, not always joking.

I is for intellect, your high capacity for knowledge

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Notable Persons Named Sila

Sila María Calderón is a Mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 8th Governor of Puerto Rico, Mayor ofSan Juan, and 12th Secretary of State Puerto Rico. Sila was born on September 23rd, 1942 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Sıla was born on December 3rd, 1985 in Spandau, West Berlin, Germany.

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Sıla is a pop music and electronic music singing and songwriter. Their ongoing career started in 2007. Sıla was given the name Sıla Gençoğlu on June 17th, 1980. Sıla is also known as Sıla.

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Sila María González Calderón is a Minority Whip of the Senate of Puerto Rico, Minority Whipof theSenate of Puerto Rico, and First Lady of Puerto Rico. Sila was born on May 3rd, 1965 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Sila was born on January 2nd, 1996 in Ankara.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Sila

Joey Alexander is a jazz musician. He plays Piano. He was most active from 2012 to present. Joey was given the name Josiah Alexander Sila on June 25th, 2003 in Bali, Indonesia.

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Zhou Yun is an actress. She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Zhou was given the name Zhou Sila on December 17th, 1978 in Wenzhou.

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Sıla is a pop music and electronic music singing and songwriter. Their ongoing career started in 2007. Sıla was given the name Sıla Gençoğlu on June 17th, 1980. Sıla is also known as Sıla.

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Abdulai was born on April 1st, 1958 in Catió.

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Alo Sila is a football player. His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to 1995.

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Sipiloni Sila is a soccer player for the Tonga national football team. Sipiloni was born on October 28th, 1993.

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Popularity of Sila as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sila U.S.
  White 55.17% 64.26%
  African American 10.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 20.34% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sila

People with the last name Sila are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Sila

  • How Popular is the name Sila? Sila is the 24,169th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sila was the 67,943rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Sila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 246 babies born with the first name Sila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sila 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 Sila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Sila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sila is Tuesday, July 6th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Sila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sila was in 2017 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Sila Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sila is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Sila: Your name in reverse order is Alis. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Asil. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sila? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 290 people with the last name Sila.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sila? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sila as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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