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Meaning of Nala

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The name Nala has the following meaning:

Rich and successful lady. Popularized by the Disney cartoon movie, The Lion King. Also believed to have been derived from "Nalo", a West African name meaning "much loved."
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Nala is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Nala in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Nala is pronounced as nah-lah


Nala originates from the African language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Nala and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Nala: Boys - Demissie, Diallo, Girls - Latasha, Both genders - Damisi, Kamari, Makena, Nalo


Popular Variants for the name Nala: Nailah, Naillah, Nalah, Nalla, Nallah
The name Nala is itself a variant of Nalo


We think the name Nala should fall under the following style category: Flamboyant and Fanciful.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Nala to be: courageous and strong

In one word, you might describe Nala as a(n) "courageous" person.

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