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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".


Variations

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, Top 61%) 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 (2014 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. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Layla (#29), Lyla (#140), Laila (#149), Lila (#183), Leila (#241), Lilah (#312), Laylah (#593), Lylah (#614), Leyla (#686), Leilah, Lela, Lelah and Lelia. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Layla, Lyla, Laila, Lila, Leila, Lilah, Laylah, Lylah, Leyla, Leilah in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Layla, Lyla, Laila, Lila, Leila 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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