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What does Lyla mean?

Lyla Pronunciation of Lyla 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.



VARIANTS Leila, Lila, Lilah




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How 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. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Lyla reached its top position of #127 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is currently at #128. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Lyla (#128 FROM RECENT DATA) are Delilah (#94), Laila (#182), Lila (#224), Leila (#238), Lilah (#287) and Lyle. These forms of Lyla were favored as birth names today (ADOPTION OF 0.6%). Leila is more widely used than the rest, though Delilah is now the most fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lyla, Delilah, Laila, Leila, Lila in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lilah, Lyle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lyla is pronounced similarly to Laela, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lallia, Lally, Lalya, Layla, Laylah, Leala, Leelah, Leilah, Lela, Lelia, Lellia, Lili, Lilie, Lilla, Lilly, Lilo, Loela, Loelia, Lolly, Lula and Lulu. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aila, Ala, Alla, Ayla, Byla, Cala, Dayla, Dela, Eula, Gala, Illa, Isla, Jayla, Jeyla, Kayla, Kyla, Lada, Lal, Lana, Lata, Lea, Leta, Leyna, Lil, Lilas, Lita, Lona, Lora, Luba, Lyda, Lyna, Lynn, Lyra, Lys, Lysa, Lyza, Mela, Mila, Myla, Nela, Nila, Nola, Nyla, Ola, Sula, Tayla, Tola, Tyla, Vala and Xyla. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lyla.