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Lela meaning and name origin

Lela \l(e)-la\ as a girl's name is of Kiswahili origin, and the meaning of Lela is "black beauty". Also refers to "loyalty" in French.

For more information, see also the related name Leila.

Lela is also pronounced similarly to Laela, Laila, Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lalya, Layla, Leala, Lealia, Leela, Leelah, Leelia, Leilah, Lelah, Lelia, Lellia, Leola, Leyla, Lila, Lilah, Lili, Lilia, Lilla, Lilo, Lily, Loela, Loelia, Loella, Lola, Lolla, Luella, Lula, Lulu, Lyla and Lylah. Other suggested similar baby names are Cela, Dela, Lael, Lal, Lea, Leda, Leia, Lena, Leta, Lexa, Leya, Lil, Mela, Nela and Sela.

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Popularity of Lela

Lela is a very popular first name for females (#485 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lela name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lela with similar and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Lela name in U.S.
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