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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". It came into use as an American given name in the late 19th century.
VariantTwyla

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)

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