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Meaning and Name Origin

Leyla \le(y)-la\ as a name for girls. Leyla's name origin is Arabic, and the meaning of Leyla is "night beauty". Leyla is a form of Leila (Arabic): used by authors for the names of exotic female characters in the early 19th century. A popular birth name for girls.


Variations

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


Popularity

Leyla is an unusual given name for women. Leyla is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Leyla for girls. Leyla was first listed in 2005 and reached its apex position of #625 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #686 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Leyla name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Leyla and affiliated names. Prominent variation forms of Leyla (#686 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000 are Laila (#149 a year ago), Layla (#29), Leila (#241), Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Lila (#183), Lilah (#312) and Lyla (#140). These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 2013 and are almost as popular today, but with the forms Lela, Lelah and Lelia becoming less fashionable. The trendier girl names in this compilation are Layla (#29), Leila (#241), Leyla (#686), Lilah (#312) and Lyla (#140), with Layla, Leila, Lilah and Lyla undergoing a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Laila, Layla, Leila, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Leyla, Lila, Lilah, Lyla in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Leyla is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Lala, Lalla, Laylah, Leala, Lealia, Leelia, Lellia, Leola, Lilla, Loela, Loella, Lola, Lolla, Luella, Lula and Lylah. Other recommended similar baby names are Beyla, Jeyla, Keyla, Leya, Leyda and Leyna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leyla.

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