Gender: Female Pronunciation: Vee-lya Meaning of Vilja: "Maid of the woods" Origin of Vilja: Finnish "small grain" or "Maid of the woods"

Vilja Origin and Meaning

The name Vilja is a girl's name of Finnish origin meaning "Maid of the woods".

A name made most famous by the operetta The Merry Widow" which features "The Vilja's Song." This name is currently very popular in Finland, sitting at Number 36.

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ammy Says:


First , the name doesn't mean "made of the woods" it means "grain" or "will". Secondly, it is pronounced like "VILL-ya" than "vee-lya"