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pinWhat does Lyla mean?

Lyla /ly-la/ as a girls' name is pronounced LYE-lah. It is of English origin. Possibly a feminine form of Lyle, or a variant short form of Delilah.


Lyla has 3 variants: Leila, Lila and Lilah.

Affiliated girl name: Laila.

Kreatif forms: Laula, Lylau, Lyli. [more]

pinHow popular is Lyla?

Lyla is a very prominent first name for females (#2009 out of 4276, Top 47%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Lyla for girls. Lyla entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its top position of #127 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #140. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Lyla and related names. Popular variation forms of Lyla (#140 from recent data) are Delilah (#130 from recent data), Laila (#149), Lila (#183), Leila (#241) and Lilah (#312). These forms of Lyla were favored as birth names in 2011 (adoption of 0.81%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.81%). Leila is more widely used than the rest, though Delilah is now the most fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lyla, Delilah, Laila, Leila, Lila, Lilah in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Lyla is pronounced similarly to Laela, Lailie, Laily, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lalia, Laliah, Lalla, Lallia, Lallie, Lally, Lalya, Layla, Laylah, Leala, Lealia, Lealie, Leela, Leelah, Leelee, Leelia, Leilah, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Lellia, Leola, Leyla, Lili, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla, Lilley, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Lilly, Lilo, Lily, Loela, Loelia, Loella, Lola, Lolla, Lollie, Lolly, Louella, Loulou, Luella, Lula, Lulu and Lylah. Other recommended similar baby names are Ayla, Byla, Kyla, Lael, Lal, Lil, Lyda, Lyna, Lyra, Lysa, Lyza, Myla, Nyla, Tyla and Xyla. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lyla.