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What does Laela mean?

Laela Pronunciation of Laela [laela] as a girls' name is an Arabic name, and the meaning of the name Laela is "night beauty". Laela is a version of Laila (Arabic): see Leila.

Associated with: arabic, night (black), beauty.


Laela has 6 variants: Lailie, Laily, Laleh, Laliah, Layla and Laylah.

Creative forms:
(female) Laele, Laeli, ..

(male) Laeall, Laely, ..

Middle name pairings:
Laela Ashleigh (L.A.), ..

How popular is Laela?

Laela is a rare given name for females. Laela is a unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Laela entered the list in 2009 and reached its apex position of #1896 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laela name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laela outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Laela are Laila (#169 from recent data), Layla (#30) and Laylah (#702). These forms of Laela reached the peak of their popularity 1 year ago (median #692) and have remained as popular to this day (#725, 5% less usage). Laila, Layla and Laylah are three of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laela, Laila, Layla, Laylah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Laila, Layla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Laela is pronounced similarly to Lala, Lali, Lallia, Lallie, Lealia, Leelee, Lelia, Lellia, Leola, Leyla, Lilah, Lili, Lilia, Lilla, Lilli, Lilly, Lilo, Lily, Loela, Loelia, Loella, Lolla, Louella, Lyla and Lylah. Other suggested similar names are Akela, Anela, Bayla, Caela, Caila, Carla, Cela, Gala, Galla, Hala, Harela, Huela, Jamela, Janela, Jayla, Kaela, Kala, Kalla, Labella, Lael, Lal, Lana, Lanna, Lara, Larea, Larena, Latia, Lauda, Lavella, Lavena, Laveta, Lavra, Leeta, Lena, Leta, Mela, Odela, Pamela, Paola, Paula, Raella, Rayla, Shaela, Shela, Stela, Tayla, Teela, Vala, Valla and Zoela. These names tend to be more frequently used than Laela.

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