Eila Meaning and Origin

Eila is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin meaning “oak tree; bright, shining light.” It is sometimes used as a variant of the name Elah, which is a Hebrew name meaning “oak” or “terebinth”. In Finland, Eila is a variant of the name Aila, which means “light-bearer” or “flame” in Finnish. It can also be a short form of names like Eilamari, which combines Eila with Mari, a Finnish form of Mary. In Scotland, Eila is sometimes considered a variant of the name Isla, which is the name of a river and an island in Scotland. Isla means “river” in Gaelic, and the name has become popular as a first name in recent years.

Names similar to Eila:

  • Elara
  • Isla
  • Aria
  • Nyla
  • Lila
  • Eliana
  • Alina
  • Maya
  • Nora
  • Esme


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