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What does Leyla mean?

Leyla Pronunciation of Leyla 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).


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, night (black), beauty


VARIANTS Lyla, Lilah, Lila, Lelia, Lelah, Lela, Leilah, Leelah, Leela, Layla, Laila

(female) Laella, ..

(male) Leylam, ..

Leyla Lakelynn (L.L.), ..

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)

Leyla was first listed in 1999 and reached its apex position of #618 in the U.S. in 2017, and is at #646 presently. (2018 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?

Laila (#182 VIA LATEST LIST), Layla (#27), Leela (#1207), Leila (#238), Leilah (#1200), Lela (#1574), Lelah, Lelia, Lila (#224), Lilah (#287) and Lyla (#128) are the prominent variation forms of Leyla (#646) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Leyla were popular in the year 2011 (AVERAGE #802) and have remained as common to this day (#809, 1% LESS USAGE), but with forms such as Lela becoming less fashionable. The trendier girl names in this compilation are Laila, Layla, Leela, Leila, Leilah, 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 sound-alike 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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