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Gender: F Origin of Nala: African, meaning unknown Nala's Popularity in 2015: #946

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, daughter of Keenan Ivory Wayans

Pop Culture References for the name Nala

Nala (Swahili word meaning"gift"), from "The Lion King"
Nala, the main character's cat from the "House of Night" series (PC Cast)