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

The name Eila is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "oak tree". Eila and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Eila

Eila Orvokki Roine, Finnish actress
Eila Pellinen, Finnish singer
Eila Hiltunen, Finnish sculptor
Eila Kivikk’aho (born Eila Sylvia Lamberg), Finnish poet
Eila Rose, daughter of American actress Anna Gunn

Pop Culture References for the name Eila

Eila Ilmatar Juutilainen, character in manga/anime "Strike Witches"

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