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What does Leilah mean?

Leilah Pronunciation of Leilah [leilah] as a name for girls has its root in Arabic, and Leilah means "night beauty". Leilah is a version of Leila (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, night (black), beauty.


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

Creative forms:
(female) Leilla, Leilu, ..

(male) Leileh, Leilo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leilah Aubriana (L.A.), ..

How popular is Leilah?

Leilah is an uncommon first name for women. Leilah is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Leilah entered the list in 2005 and reached its highest rank of #1000 in the U.S. in 2010, and is at #1254 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leilah name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Layla (#30 last year), Lyla (#142), Laila (#169), Lila (#199), Leila (#247), Lilah (#314), Leyla (#781), Leela (#1211), Lela (#1526), Lelah and Lelia are the prominent related forms of Leilah (#1254 last year) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Leilah was widespread 1 year ago (median #794) and has remained as widespread to this day (#822, down 4.2%), but with forms such as Lelah becoming somewhat dated. The most fashionable girl names in this list are Layla, Lilah, Leyla, Lyla, Leila, Laila and Lila.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leilah, Laila, Layla, Leela, Leila in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lila in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilah, Lyla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Leilah is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Lailie, Lala, Laleh, Laliah, Lalla, Laylah, Leala, Lealia, Leelee, Leelia, Lellia, Leola, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla, Lilli, Lilo, Lily, Loela, Loella, Lola, Lolla, Lula and Lylah. Other recommended names are Akilah, Beulah, Bewlah, Ceila, Ceilagh, Ceileh, Deijah, Delilah, Eilah, Geelah, Geila, Gelilah, Geulah, Gilah, Glilah (see Galila), Kailah, Keila, Keilah, Leah, Leanah, Ledah, Leenah, Leia, Leida, Leigh, Leilani, Leina, Leisa, Leith, Lenah, Leorah, Lidah, Lil, Lilac, Lilach, Lilas, Linah, Nailah, Neila, Seila, Sheilah, Shilah, Tsilah and Tzilah. These names tend to be more commonly used than Leilah.

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