Lila (given name)

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Lila is a common Indian female given name meaning "beauty".

Lilavati is a variant of this name that is also the title of a twelfth-century mathematics treatise.

Lila is also a variant of the female given name Leila, derived from the Semitic word for "night".

People with the given name Lila[edit]

Fictional people[edit]

  • Lila Allcroft, a minor character in the cartoon strip Peanuts
  • Lila (Xena), a recurring character in the television series Xena: Warrior Princess
  • Lila Fowler, a character in the book series Sweet Valley High
  • Lila West, alias Lila Tournay, a character in the TV serial Dexter (season 2)
  • Lila Black, the main heroine of Quantum Gravity novel series by Justina Robson
  • Lila Sawyer, a character from the animated television series Hey Arnold

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