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Leyla

What does Leyla mean?

Leyla Pronunciation of Leyla [ley-la] as a name for girls is an Arabic name, and the meaning of Leyla is "night beauty". Leyla is an alternate form of Leila (Arabic) with the suffix -yla.

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

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(female) Laella, Leyleo, ..

(male) Leylam, Leylow, ..

Middle name pairings:
Leyla Aleeah (L.A.), ..

How popular is Leyla?

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 statistics of Leyla for girls. Leyla was first listed in 1999 and reached its apex position of #625 in the U.S. in 2013, and is at #781 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the ranking of Leyla and affiliated names. Laila (#169 via latest list), Layla (#30), Leela (#1211), Leila (#247), Leilah (#1254), Lela (#1526), Lelah, Lelia, Lila (#199), Lilah (#314) and Lyla (#142) are the prominent variation forms of Leyla (#781 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Leyla were popular in the year 2014 (average #794) and have remained as common to this day (#822, 4% less usage), but with forms such as Lela becoming less fashionable. The trendier girl names in this compilation are Laila, Layla, Leila, Leyla, Lila, Lilah and Lyla.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, 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

Leyla is alike in pronunciation to Lala, Lalia, Lalla, Lally, Lalya, Leala, Leelee, Leelia, Lellia, Leola, Lili, Lilia, Lilla, Lilli, Lillia, Loela, Loelia, Loella, Lolla, Lolly, Louella, Luella, Lula, Lulu and Lylah. Other recommended names are Ayla, Bayla, Beyla, Byla, Cayla, Cela, Dayla, Gayla, Geela, Geila, Hella, Jayla, Jeyla, Kayla, Keyla, Kyla, Lecia, Leena, Leesa, Leeya, Leeza, Leia, Leisa, Lena, Lenya, Leora, Lesha, Lesli, Lesya, Letha, Letta, Leya, Leyda, Leyna, Lyda, Mela, Merla, Myla, Pella, Perla, Seila, Sela, Seula, Tayla, Tecla, Tesla, Twyla, Tyla, Verla and Xyla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Leyla.

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