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Naila is a lyrical Arabic baby name for girls. With its melodic composition, this name has a range of alternative spellings that support its beautiful meaning. Naila is the name of a main character in The Promised Neverland series, and Naila is the titular protagonist of Naila and the Magical Forest by Shanon Stovell. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Naila:

Arabic: Achiever, one who attains, one who succeeds

Origin of the name Naila:

Naila is the feminine form of the Arabic name Nail. This name derives from the Arabic root نائل and means “achiever” or “one who attains.”

Symbolism of the name Naila:

Naila is the feminine variation of the name Nail (meaning “one who attains”). Historically, one of the most famous bearers of the name was Naila bint al-Furafisa. She was the wife of the third caliph Uthman ibn Affan. This Naila famously tried to prevent her husband's assassination and injured her hand in the process. The symbol of Naila is the ring of faithfulness.

Style of the name Naila:


Gender of the name Naila:

Naila is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Naila:


Number of syllables in the name Naila:


Emotion evoked from the name Naila:

The name Naila evokes feelings of magnificence and mercy.

Alternative spellings for the name Naila:

  • Nailah 
  • Nialla
  • Nayla
  • Neyla
  • Nejla
  • Niylah
  • Nahilla
  • Naile
  • Nailə

Nicknames for the name Naila:

  • Nai
  • Naia
  • Nana
  • Lala

Popularity of the name Naila:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Naila was the 1,374th most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Naila:

Great middle names for Naila and their meanings:

  • Akilah (clever, intelligent, wise)
  • Brooklyn (marshland lake)
  • Djamila (beautiful, gorgeous)
  • Elham (inspiration)
  • Farah (joy, gladness, glee)
  • Heather (evergreen flowering plant)
  • Joceline (happy, member of the Goth tribe)
  • Karyme (generous, attractive)
  • Malika (queen, ruler)
  • Sahar (dawn, sunrise, daybreak)
  • Tamzin (twin)
  • Zeinab (fragrant flower, precious stone)

Famous people with the name Naila:

  • Naila Al Atrash (actress)
  • Naila Boss (singer)
  • Naila Mohammed Habib Al Faran (physician)
  • Naila Hassan (police officer)
  • Naila Isayeva (educator)
  • Naila Kabeer (economist)
  • Naila Al Moosawi (business executive)
  • Naila Munir (politician)
  • Naila Musayeva (engineer)
  • Naila Nayem (model)

Naila in popular culture:

  • Naila (character in The Promised Neverland series)
  • Naila (protagonist of Naila and the Magical Forest by Shanon Stovell)
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