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What does Lylah mean?

Lylah Pronunciation of Lylah [ly-lah] as a name for girls is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of the name Lylah is "night". Lylah is an alternate form of Lila (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, night (black).


Lylah has 4 variants: Layla, Leila, Lilah and Lyla.

Creative forms:
(female) Lulah, Lylu, ..

(male) Lylak, Lylou, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lylah Nichole (L.N.), ..

How popular is Lylah?

Lylah is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Lylah is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Lylah was first listed in 2007 and reached its highest position of #614 in the U.S. in 2014, and is at #632 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Layla (#30 via latest list), Leila (#247), Lila (#199), Lilah (#314) and Lyla (#142) are the popular alternative forms of Lylah (#632 via latest list). Usage of these relations of Lylah was more pronounced in the year 2014 (adoption of 1%) and has remained as widespread to this day (adoption 0.9%, 3%). Leila has generally been preferred by parents, though Layla is now more frequently used.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lylah, Layla, Leila, Lila, Lilah, Lyla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lylah is pronounced similarly to Lala, Laleh, Lali, Laliah, Lalla, Leala, Leela, Leelah, Leilah, Lela, Lelia, Leyla, Lilia, Lilie, Lilla, Lilli, Lilly, Lilo, Lily, Loela, Lola, Lolla, Lolly, Lula and Lulu. Other recommended names are Alah, Bulah, Byulah, Cyrah, Dynah, Eilah, Elah, Eulah, Gilah, Halah, Jaylah, Kalah, Kaylah, Kylah, Kyrah, Lanah, Leah, Ledah, Lenah, Lidah, Lilac, Lilach, Lilas, Linah, Lorah, Lubah, Lyda, Lydah, Lyna, Lynae, Lynah, Lyra, Lysa, Lyubah, Lyza, Mykah, Myrah, Nyah, Nylah and Shylah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lylah.

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