African, meaning unknown

Nala Origin and Meaning

The name Nala is a girl's name of African origin.

A Disney name—Nala was the friend who became the wife of Simba, hero of The Lion King. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 2015.

Keenen Ivory Wayans used it for his daughter.

# 846 in the US

Nala Rank in US Top 1000

# 1340 on Nameberry

Nala Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Nala Popularity

Famous People Named Nala

  • Nala Wayans (b. 1996)daughter of actor Keenan Ivory Wayans
  • Nala Ryan Dyrdek (b.2017)daughter of Rob and Bryiana Dyrdek

Nala in Pop Culture

  • Nala (Swahili word meaning"gift")lioness in Disney's "The Lion King"
  • Nalapet cat in the House of Night series (PC Cast)
  • Nalamale Hindu mythological figure in the Mahabharata
  • Nalamonkey figure in the Ramayana