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Pronunciation

Nyla

Origin

English

Meaning

Nyla is an intriguing name for a baby girl, for no one is really sure where it originated. Some say it’s Celtic for “cloud” or “champion.” Others say it comes from the Arabic “Na’ilah,” meaning “winner,” others claim that she was an Egyptian princess, maybe named after the Nile River. If you’re looking for a name that is multicultural, enigmatic, this is the way to go.

Rank in the year 2015

Nyla was ranked #666 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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