Gender Feminine
Usage Finnish
Pronounced Pron. AY-lah  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly a variant of Aila or a rare Norwegian diminutive of Elin. It was used by the Finnish author Väinö Kataja for a character in his novel Tuskaa (1907), and it became fairly popular in Finland in the first half of the 20th century.

Related Names

User SubmissionEila

Name Days

Estonia: October 27
Finland: October 30
Entry added December 7, 2022