The name Jalilah is of Arabic origin. The meaning of Jalilah in Arabic means ‘noble’, ‘splendid’, ‘grand’ or ‘illustrious’. In Swahili, the meaning of Jalilah is ‘exalted one’. There are multiple spellings of the name, including Jelilah, Galila, and Jalila. The name is found in multiple countries, especially those countries where Arabic is one of the native languages. However, in all countries where the name is found, it is mostly associated with females. Prince Ali bin Hussein of Jordan named his daughter Jalilah in recent years. There are no other references in history or pop culture with this particular spelling of the name.