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Meaning and name origin

Leela \le(e)-la\ as a girl's name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Leela is "night beauty". Leela is a variant of Leila (Arabic): used by authors for the names of exotic female characters in the early 19th century.

Leela has 11 variant forms: Laila, Layla, Leelah, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lila, Lilah, Lyla.


Popularity

Leela is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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


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

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


Similar Names

Leela is also pronounced similarly to Laela, Lala, Lalla, Leala, Lealia, Leelee, Leelia, Lellia, Leola, Lilla, Loela, Loelia, Loella, Lola, Lolla, Luella and Lula. Other suggested similar baby names are Geela, Keela, Lael, Leena, Leesa, Leeta, Leeya, Leeza and Teela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leela.

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