Gender: Female Meaning of Eila: "oak tree" Origin of Eila: Hebrew

Eila Origin and Meaning

The name Eila is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "oak tree".

Eila is a Hebrew name heard in Israel, due for wider consideration thanks to sound-alike sister Isla, as in actress Fisher. Either way you spell it, the name is simpler than it looks: Pronunciation is I, as in the letter, followed by la. An unlikely contemporary name star? Absolutely. But along with other simple names like Ava, Eve, and Ivy, a star nonetheless.

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danirose01 Says:


I much prefer this to Isla. It's like an updated version of Eileen.

Toya B Says:


Lovely name, but with the pronunciation I-la, it would always be misspelt Isla

Wittyusername103 Says:


This is really cute. I could imagine Eila and Enid being sisters.

Farih Fakhrian Says:


I named my daughter Eila, it's mean "Earth" in Sansekerta language (ancient Indian). Good to know it has another mean.

ElsaAnne Says:


This name is really cute!

yokohamawil Says:


It actually doesn't mean oak tree, it means terebinth - another type tree found in the Middle East. Oak is alon. (