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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TWIE-lə
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown. Perhaps based on the English word twilight, or maybe from a Cajun pronunciation of French étoile "star" [1]. It came into use as an American given name in the late 19th century.

Related Names

VariantTwyla

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youthful   natural   wholesome   refined   strange  

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Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 591.
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