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Meaning and name origin

Layla \la(y)-la\ as a girl's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Layla is "night beauty". Layla is a variant of Laila (Arabic): see Leila. Also a variant of Lila (Arabic): short form of Delilah (Hebrew) "lovelorn, seductive".

Layla has 16 variant forms: Laela, Lailie, Laily, Laleh, Laliah, Laylah, Leela, Leelah, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lilah, Lyla, Lylah.


Popularity

Layla is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2609 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Layla for girls (2015 statistics).


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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Layla and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Laila, Layla, Laylah, Leila, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lila, Lilah, Lyla and Lylah. (2015 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laila, Layla, Laylah, Leila, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lila, Lilah in U.S.

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

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


Similar Names

Layla is also pronounced similarly to Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lallia, Lally, Lalya, Leala, Leola, Lilla, Loela, Lola, Lolla and Lula. Other suggested similar baby names are Bayla, Cayla, Dayla, Gayla, Jayla, Kayla, Lael, Lal, Rayla and Tayla. These names tend to be less commonly used than Layla.

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