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Gender: F Origin of Nala: African, meaning unknown Nala's Popularity in 2016: #784

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.

Famous People Named Nala

Nala Wayans (b. 1996), daughter of actor Keenan Ivory Wayans

Pop Culture References for the name Nala

Nala (Swahili word meaning"gift"), lioness in Disney's "The Lion King"
Nala, pet cat in the House of Night series (PC Cast)
Nala, male Hindu mythological figure in the Mahabharata
Nala, monkey figure in the Ramayana
Nala, dog of Youtubers Zoella and PointlessBlog