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What does Lelah mean?

Lelah [le-lah] as a girls' name. Lelah's name origin is Arabic, and the name Lelah means "night beauty". Lelah is an alternate spelling of Leila (Arabic) with the suffix -h.

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


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

Kreatif forms:
(female) Lele, Lely, ..

(male) Leleo, Lelo, ..

How popular is Lelah?

Lelah is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3953 out of 4276, Top 92%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Lelah for girls. Lelah reached its peak rank of #528 in the U.S. in the 1890s, but is not listed currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Layla (#29 the previous year), Lyla (#140), Laila (#149), Lila (#183), Leila (#241), Lilah (#312), Leyla (#686), Leela (#1142), Leilah (#1161), Lela (#1486) and Lelia are the prominent alternative forms of Lelah listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Lelah were popular as birth names presently (adoption of 1.14%), except for versions like Lelia which have fallen out of style. Leila is a constant favorite, though Layla is currently ranked higher.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leilah, Lela, 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


Lelah is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lalla, Lally, Lalya, Leala, Lealia, Lealie, Leelia, Leola, Lilie, Lilla, Lilli, Lilly, Lilo, Loela, Loelia, Loella, Lola, Lolla, Luella, Lulu and Lylah. Other suggested similar names are Alah, Beah, Beulah, Bewlah, Bulah, Denah, Eilah, Elah, Eulah, Geelah, Geulah, Gilah, Halah, Kaelah, Kalah, Keilah, Kylah, Lanah, Lea, Leah, Lean, Leanah, Leda, Ledah, Leenah, Leigh, Leith, Leland, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Leorah, Lexa, Leya, Lidah, Lilac, Lilach, Lilas, Linah, Lorah, Lubah, Lynah, Merah, Nylah, Peliah, Perah, Selmah, Terah and Zelmah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lelah.