Hebrew, Norwegian variation of Elina
"oak tree; bright, shining light"

Eila Origin and Meaning

The name Eila is girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "oak tree; bright, shining light".
Eila is a Hebrew name heard in Israel, due for wider consideration thanks to sound-alike sister Isla, as in actress Fisher. Either way you spell it, the name is simpler than it looks: Pronunciation is I, as in the letter, followed by la.

An unlikely contemporary name star? Absolutely. But along with other simple names like Ava, Eve, and Ivy, a star nonetheless.

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Famous People Named Eila

  • Eila Orvokki RoineFinnish actress
  • Eila PellinenFinnish singer
  • Eila HiltunenFinnish sculptor
  • Eila Kivikk’aho (born Eila Sylvia Lamberg)Finnish poet
  • Eila Rosedaughter of American actress Anna Gunn

Eila in Pop Culture

  • Eila Ilmatar Juutilainencharacter in manga/anime "Strike Witches"