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pinWhat does Laila mean?

Laila /lai-la/ as a girls' name is pronounced LAY-lah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Laila is "night beauty".

See Leila. Usually refers to dark hair or a dark complexion. See also Lyla. Actress Laila Robbins.


Laila has 7 variants: Laela, Lailie, Laily, Laleh, Laliah, Layla and Laylah.

Laila has 11 more related forms via Leila, Lyla: Leela, Leelah, Leila, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lila, Lilah and Lyla.

Kreatif forms: Laile, Lailia, Liala. [more]

pinHow popular is Laila?

Laila is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2179 out of 4276, Top 51%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Laila for girls. Laila entered the list in 2000 and reached its apex rank of #135 in the U.S. in 2009, and is at #149 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laila name in U.S.

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

Layla (#29 in 2014), Lyla (#140), Lila (#183), Leila (#241), Lilah (#312), Laylah (#593), Leyla (#686), Lela, Leilah, Lelah and Lelia are the popular related forms of Laila (#149 in 2014). These relations of Laila were favored as birth names in 2013 (adoption of 0.476%) and have remained as common to this day (adoption 0.472%, 0.8% less), but with the versions Lelia, Lelah and Lela becoming less fashionable. Laylah, Leyla, Lilah, Layla, Lyla, Leila, Laila and Lila, with Layla, Leila, Lila, Lilah and Lyla going through a resurgence in popularity. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Laila and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laila, Layla, Laylah, Leila, Leilah in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lila in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lilah, Lyla in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Laila is pronounced similarly to Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lallia, Lallie, Lally, Lalya, Leala, Lealia, Lealie, Leelee, Leelia, Lellia, Leola, Lili, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Lilly, Lilo, Lily, Loela, Loelia, Loella, Lola, Lolla, Lollie, Lolly, Louella, Loulou, Luella, Lula, Lulu and Lylah. Other suggested similar baby names are Baila, Caila, Gaila, Kaila, Lael, Laina, Lal, Lil and Naila. These names tend to be less frequently used than Laila.