Name Maila – origin and meaning

Maila is a female name.

Origin of Maila

Maila has two Scandinavian origins. For the Norwegians, Maila is a form of the name Magla, which goes back to Magnhilda. For the Finnish people, Maila is a nickname for Maria and at the same time the name for a (tennis/ice hockey)racket.
But there is also a water lily with the name Mayla.

Meaning of Maila

Perhaps derived from the water lily, Maila means “the one who loves water” or “little beauty”. Other meanings are “hope”, “dancing little Marie” or “peacock”.

Pronunciation of Maila

Alternate spelling

Majla Mayla


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