Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. TWIE-lə  [key·IPA]

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.

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People think this name is

youthful   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange  


Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 591.
Entry updated February 4, 2020