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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Arabic: Dark; Night beauty; born in the Night
  • Hebrew: Delicate

What Does Lilah Mean and Stand For? 

The name Lilah has Arabic and Hebrew roots, meaning dark or night beauty. In Hebrew, it comes from the name Delilah, meaning delicate.

How Popular Is The Name Lilah

What Does the Name Lilah Mean? 

Lilah is a girls' name of Arabic origin, meaning "night beauty." It is a variation of the name Lila, which comes from the Arabic word laylah, meaning night.

Lilah can also be of Hebrew origin, as a variation of the name Delilah. In Hebrew, this name means "delicate." 

How Popular is the Name Lilah? 

Lilah is the #245 most popular girls' name in the U.S., according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It has been gaining steady popularity since first appearing on the charts in 2006. Lilah ranks #8 on 

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Lilah was at its peak popularity in August 2021. 

Famous People Named Lilah and Lila in Pop Culture 

Famous Lilah's include British ice dancer Lilah Fear, and British model Lilah Parsons. 

Variations and Nicknames for Lilah 

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