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Gender: Female Meaning of Nyla: "winner" Origin of Nyla: Arabic Nyla's Popularity in 2017: #302

The name Nyla is a girl's name of Arabic origin meaning "winner". Nyla is ranked #302 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Victory and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Drop 2 Add 1 pick a fave that can't be dropped".

From the experts:

This name of an ancient Egyptian princess could make a fitting choice for a bicoastal child.

After an anomalous appearance at Number 855 in 1941, Nyla remained off the popularity charts until 2001, where it has remained ever since.

Famous bearers of the name include Indian actress Nyla Usha and New Zealand long-distance runner Nyla Carroll.

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Famous People Named Nyla

Nyla Usha, Indian actress
Nyla (born Nailah Thorbourne), Jamaican singer
Nyla Jane Carroll, New Zealand distance runner
Nyla Ali Khan, Indian academic and author
Nyla Rae Lewis, daughter of singer Aaron Lewis
Nyla Dourdan, daughter of actor Gary Dourdan
Nyla Foley (b. 2013), daughter of TV journalist Cheryl Hickey and Kevin Foley
Nyla Everleigh Ward (b. 2013), daughter of ice hockey player Cam Ward

Pop Culture References for the name Nyla

Nyla Adrose, character in film "For Colored Girls"
Nylabone, U.S. dog toy/treat company
Nyla French, character on TV's "Recovery Road"



Daiseymae Says:


Remind me of "nylon".

Wittyusername103 Says:


Well then technically Leo should be too.

eyestrainsam Says:


Still in pet territory imo

bstevens09 Says:


I do like this name. The only trouble I have with it is I think of nylon when I hear it. Otherwise, it's great.