Name Nala Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Nala


Nala is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Nala thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Nala

Nala is an African girl’s name (especially of Tanszania), but as well a Hindu boy’s name.

What is the meaning of the name Nala?

The feminine Nala means “queen”, “lion” and “gift” in Swahili and “bee” in Arabic or Maltese (from “Naħla”). The masculine name Nala means “stem” or “hollow reed” in Sanskrit.

Pronunciation of Nala

Variants of the name Nala


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Popularity of the name Nala

The name Nala is ranked #890 overall.

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