Gender: Female Meaning of Lilah: "night" Origin of Lilah: Variation of Lila Lilah's Popularity in 2018: #287

Lilah Origin and Meaning

The name Lilah is a girl's name of Arabic, Hebrew origin meaning "night".

Lilah may be a simple spelling variation of Lila—or you might think of it as a shortening of Delilah or an Anglicization of the Hebrew Lilach, which means lilac. Whatever the root, it's a beautiful and stylish name. The final h adds balance or creates needless complications, depending on your viewpoint.

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Rank in US: #287

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oliviamcdonald Says:


I think the h on the end is necessary if you want to pronounce it LIE-la. Lila is confusing because I’ve heard it pronounced Lilla, Leela and Lie-la

burg123 Says:


Love this as a middle name.

Leah_ Says:


I prefer Lila but both are beautiful

Myanover Says:


I think Lilah is a wonderful name, because it reminds me of the moon and just the name itself

alyshiadawn Says:


I love this name as a middle name. Leaning towards Fern Lilah