US Popularity:18245
Origin:Arabic
Other Origin(s):Indian, Sanskrit, Persian
Meaning:Water; Burn, kindle; Jealous; Dew; Raindrop; Frost; Grand; Splendid; Majestifc
Jala is a feminine name with a variety of origins and meanings for baby to enjoy. It can come from the Arabic name Ijlal, meaning "grand," “splendid," or "majestic," and is sure to elevate baby's spirit. Jala also has Sanskrit and Hindi connections, meaning "water," encouraging your little one to adapt to any environment and always go with the flow. On the other hand, Jala can also come from the Hindi Jalana, meaning "burn" or "kindled." Thanks to its Persian roots, this name can be a short, sweet spin on Jaleh, Zhala, or Zhaleh, meaning "dew," "raindrop," or "frost." Whether your bundle of joy prefers the elegant snowy environment or has a more fiery personality, Jala is a splendid choice to give baby plenty of inspiration.

Jala Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Jala is currently #18245 in U.S. births
Girl:Jala is currently #10860 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#18245
in 2023
+ 76
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
Sources
  • WordSense, Jala

  • WordSense, जल

  • DDSA, A Practical Hindi-English Dictionary, जल

  • DDSA, A Practical Hindi-English Dictionary, जलना

  • Quranic Names, Zhala

  • Behind the Name, Jaleh, January 2019

  • Behind the Name, Zhaleh, April 2021

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