Etymology & Historical Origin of the Baby Name Nylah

Nyla and Nylah are names that appear to be most common among African-Americans in the United States. Our assumption is that Nylah (like Nyla) is an Americanized spelling variation of the Arabic female name Nā’ila (from the male Nā’il) meaning “winner, attainment of desires”. Given the appealing etymology of this name, it’s no wonder that people outside the Arabic world have since embraced it.

All About the Baby Name – Nylah

Personality

OF THE GIRL NAME NYLAH

Romance is the hallmark of the Six personality. They exude nurturing, loving, and caring energy. Sixes are in love with the idea of love in its idealized form - and with their magnetic personalities, they easily draw people toward them. Like the number Two personality, they seek balance and harmony in their life and the world at large. They are conscientious and service-oriented, and a champion for the underdog. These personalities naturally attract money and are usually surrounded by lovely material objects - but their human relationships are always primary. They thrive in giving back to others rather than being motivated by their own desires. This is when they achieve great things. Sixes are natural teachers, ministers and counselors.

Popularity

OF THE GIRL NAME NYLAH

The spelling of Nylah did not rear her pretty face on the charts until 2008, so this is a very new modern American invention. She is obviously following Nyla onto the charts with the added fanciful “h” on the end. The name is currently showing only upwards momentum on the charts but still at levels of low usage. It remains uncertain where the name might go from here. It’s a pretty sounding name, but ultra-modern and perhaps a fleeting fad.

Quick Facts

ON NYLAH

GENDER:

Girl

ORIGIN:

African-American

NUMBER OF SYLLABLES:

2

RANKING POPULARITY:

415

PRONUNCIATION:

NIE-la

SIMPLE MEANING:

Winner, attainment of desires

Characteristics

OF NYLAH

Humanitarian

Community-minded

Family-oriented

Loving

Affectionate

Compassionate

Sensitive

Cultural References to the Baby Name – Nylah

Literary Characters

OF THE BABY NAME NYLAH

We cannot find any significant literary characters by the name of Nylah

Popular Songs

ON NYLAH

We cannot find any popular or well-known songs with the name of Nylah


Famous People

NAMED NYLAH

We cannot find any celebrities or significantly famous people with the first name Nylah.

Children of Famous People

NAMED NYLAH

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Historic Figures

WITH THE NAME NYLAH

We cannot find any historically significant people with the first name Nylah