Maila is a ♀ girl’s name.
Maila has two Scandinavian origins. For the Norwegians, Maila is a form of the name Magla, which goes back to the Old High German name Maginhild. For the Finnish and Estonian people, Maila is a diminutive of Maria and at the same time the name for a (tennis or ice hockey) racket. Besides, Maila is an Arabic name.
Maila means “strength in battle” in Norwegian (from Old High German “magan/megin” = strength/power + “hiltja” = battle) and “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one” and “wished for child” (from Maria). In Arabic, Maila means “hope” (from “ʾamal/أَمَل”).
Maila can also be spelled Mayla or Majla. A male variant is Mailo. Anagrams for Maila are Alima, Amali, Amila, Laima, Lamai, Lamia, Malia and Miala.
Popular nicknames for Maila are Mai, Maili, Mea and Milli.
The name Maila is ranked #434 overall.
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