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Layla Meaning


What does Layla mean?

The name Layla is of Hebrew and Arabic origin.

The meaning of Layla is "night".

Layla is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Lay-la.

The Given Name Layla

This spelling of the name is more popular in the U.S. than the original Leila.

Layla is a classic and delightful name.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Layla has no variant spellings.

Layla falls into the song name category.

Layla Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 26 in baby name popularity for girls with 6,274 occurrences. It ranked 8,495 in baby name popularity for boys with 9 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 30 in baby name popularity for girls with 6,259 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Layla sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Layla Name Popularity Page.

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    Layla Numerology

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    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Layla Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Layla in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Layla.

    Just for fun, see the name Layla in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Layla in Nautical Flags page.