What does Leila mean?
Leila /lei-la/ as a girls' name is pronounced LEE-lah, LAY-lah, LYE-lah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Leila is "night beauty". Used by authors for the names of exotic female characters in the early 19th century. The name is popular in the Middle East.
Affiliated girl name: Loelia.Kreatif forms:
(female) Leile, Leilu, ..
(male) Leilleu, Leilo, ..
How popular is Leila?
Leila is a very prominent first name for females (#708 out of 4276, Top 17%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Leila for girls. Leila was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #178 in the U.S. then, and is at #241 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Leila and related names. Prominent variation forms of Leila (#241 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Laila (#149 the previous year), Layla (#29), Leela (#1142), Leilah (#1161), Lela (#1486), Lelah, Lelia, Leyla (#686), Lila (#183), Lilah (#312) and Lyla (#140). Adoption of these relations of Leila was at its most widespread in 2014 (median #794), except for forms such as Lelah which have become less fashionable. The most trendy baby names in this list are Laila, Layla, Leila, Leyla, Lila, Lilah and Lyla.
Leila▲ is alike in pronunciation to Lailie, Laily, Lalla, Lallia, Lalya, Laylah▲, Leala, Lealia, Lealie, Leelee, Leola▼, Lili, Lilia▲, Lilie, Lilla▼, Lillia, Lilly▲, Lilo, Lily▲, Lolly, Louella▼, Luella▼, Lula▼, Lulu▼ and Lylah▲. Other suggested similar names are Avila, Breila, Cecila, Ceila, Dela, Delila, Dila, Emila, Gaila, Geila, Keala, Keila, Leana, Leena, Leesa, Leia▲, Leida, Leigh▼, Leina, Leisa, Lena▼, Lenda, Lenna▼, Lesia, Letta, Lexina, Leya, Lia▲, Liba, Lil, Lilas, Loida, Luiza, Mela, Mella, Naila, Neila, Neilla, Nela, Neola, Perla, Rella, Seila, Shila, Tecla, Tekla, Tsila, Twila▼, Verla▼ and Zila. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leila.