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Girl Name: Shaila

Name: Shaila
Pronunciation: \sha(i)-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: river
Origin: Hindi
Sounds Like: Sheila, Shaela, Shila
Variant forms: Shaili, Shalee


Shaila \sha(i)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAY-lah. It is of Hindi origin, and the meaning of Shaila is "river". See also Shayla.

Shaila has 2 variant forms: Shaili and Shalee.

Baby names that sound like Shaila are Sheila, Shaela and Shila.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shaila.


Shaila is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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