Origin:Greek, Zulu, Xhosa
Meaning:"lover, friend; to live of life"
Description:In the Zulu and Xhosa languages of Southern Africa, Phila is a unisex name pronounced "PEE-la" and means "to live of life" It's also the feminine version of the ancient Greek name Philo, pronounced "FEE-la", meaning friend or lover and present in several contemporary names and words used throughout the Western World. The name Philip, for instance, means lover of horses, while the city name Philadelphia means "brotherly love" and philosophy means "love of wisdom".
Description:In the Zulu and Xhosa languages of Southern Africa, Phila is a unisex name meaning "life" or "get well".