Finnish variation of Helga or Scottish Gaelic
"from the strong place"

Aila Origin and Meaning

The name Aila is girl's name meaning "from the strong place".
Now that Isla Fisher has pushed her once-obscure name into the Top 150, some parents are looking for similar-sounding Scottish names for girls that are further off the beaten path. This one is especially promising, with its cross-cultural appeal. Ayla, a common name in Turkey, is also worth considering.
# 752 in the US

Aila Rank in US Top 1000

Aila Popularity

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Famous People Named Aila

  • Aila MeriluotoFinnish poet
  • Aila FlöjtFinnish ski orienteering competitor
  • Aila Inkeri KetoAustralian conservationist
  • Erin Aila Halsey (b. 2015)daughter of athletes Jaime Moore and Steve Halsey; triplet of sisters Eden Rose and Amber Joy

Aila in Pop Culture

  • See "AILLA"