the name "Lilla"

Guest   Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:44 am GMT
What is the origin of that name? Do you know anyone with this name?
Leena   Wed Nov 08, 2006 10:59 am GMT
lilla looks like the name "layla" in Arabic which i think means the pleasure of drinking wine.
Bob   Thu Nov 09, 2006 3:56 am GMT

Related Name/Other Italian Forms: diminutive of Letteria

Origin: Typical name of northeast Sicily associated with the worship of St. Maria of the Letter, patron saint of Messina that, according to tradition, blessed the Messina ambassadors to Palestine, entrusting them with a letter of protection for all of the city.

Name Day/Onomastico: June 3—in honor of the Madonna of the Letter, patron saint of Messina.
Uriel   Fri Nov 10, 2006 11:25 am GMT
It's the name of a street in my town.

I thought Layla meant "dark".
Robin   Sat Nov 11, 2006 8:38 am GMT
My name is Earl.

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Leena   Sat Nov 11, 2006 11:27 am GMT
Layl means dark but layla is surely the pleasure in drinking wine
Lilla   Sat Nov 11, 2006 3:42 pm GMT
Lilla was the chief minister to King Edwin of Northumbria, and was a male name. Now it's mostly a female name.

Some famous Lilla's:
Lilla Cabot
Lilla Cabot Perry
Lilla Edet
Lilla Edet Municipality
Lilla Essingen
Lilla Grys