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pinWhat does Leelah mean?

Leelah /lee-lah/ as a name for girls is of Arabic derivation, and the meaning of the name Leelah is "night beauty". Leelah is an alternate form of Leila (Arabic) with the suffix -h.


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

Kreatif forms: Leeli, Leelu. [more]

pinHow popular is Leelah?

Leelah is an unusual first name for females. Leelah is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Laila (#149 2 years ago), Layla (#29), Leila (#241), Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla (#686), Lila (#183), Lilah (#312) and Lyla (#140) are the prominent alternative forms of Leelah (outside Top 1000) ranked in the Top 1000. These relations of Leelah were favored in the year 2013 (average #514) and are almost as popular today (#521, down 1.4%). Leila has been the most well-known version, although Layla appears to be becoming a favorite too, and Lelah has become less popular. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Leelah and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

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Leelah is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Laylah, Leala, Leelee, Leelia, Leola, Loela and Lylah. Other suggested similar baby names are Geelah and Leenah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leelah.