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Gender: Female Meaning of Lilah: "night" Origin of Lilah: Variation of Lila Lilah's Popularity in 2017: #272

The name Lilah is a girl's name of Arabic, Hebrew origin meaning "night". Lilah is ranked #272 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Film Noir Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Lilah

Lilah Fear, British ice dancer
Lilah Veronica Parsons, English model and TV presenter
Lilah Grace Hayes (b. 2009), daughter of American actress Erinn Hayes
Lilah-Rose Rodriguez (b. 2012), daughter of actress Linda Cardellini and Steven Rodriguez

Pop Culture References for the name Lilah

Lilah Morgan, character on TV's Angel
Lilah the Lost Girl, a character in Jonathan Maberry's "Rot and Ruin" series
Lilah, character in the movie Jonah Hex


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