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The name of a character in the 'Anne of Green Gables' books. Rilla is Anne's youngest child, and her name was a shortened version of Marilla.
-- Anonymous User  7/1/2005
Rilla is also part of the title of one of the Anne of Green Gables books: 'Rilla of Ingleside'. The book is about Anne's daughter.
-- Anonymous User  7/27/2006
"Rilla" is the name of the highest Bulgarian mountain. Its highest peak - "Musala" (the stress is on the "u"), which is 2925 m, is the highest on the Balkan Peninsula.
-- iva_toneva  5/11/2006
Rilla is probably most often a short form of Marilla, which is itself a short form of Amarilla, which is a Latinate form of Amaryllis which was regularly used in the USA and Canada during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
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-- clevelandkentevans  10/12/2006
It seems like this name would be pronounced RILL-lah, and not RYE-lah; the latter is prettier, though.
-- edenrowe  12/30/2007
Gorgeous name. Unique and individual without being perceived as strange in any way. It's cute on a little girl, yet Grandma Rilla, Aunt Rilla or Dr. Rilla is easy to imagine too.
-- scholasticastewart  7/28/2008
Cute! It reminds me of Rilla Blythe, Anne of Green Gables' daughter.
-- Joy12  6/6/2011

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