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Laila Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Laila?

Ranking 182nd in popularity in the United States for girls in 2018, the name Laila is somewhat popular.

Currently in the top 250, this name has not always been in the top 1000.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #135 in 2009.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 2008 with 2,410 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Laila in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 1950.

Approximately during the years 1911-1914, 1950-1953, 1954-1958, 1959-1962, 1969-1975, 1988-1991, 1996-2003, and 2004-2007 the name Laila took a definitive turn upwards in popularity.

Sometimes the name Laila has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Currently, the name is at a high point when compared to its most popular year.

How popular will Laila be?

Laila's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Laila has dropped.

The name Laila is favored by many parents but has recently started to drift downward in popularity.

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   Laila (Girl)Laila (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 1,608 182 < 5 --
2017 1,742 172 < 5 --
2016 1,947 164 < 5 --
2015 1,888 170 < 5 --
2014 2,144 149 < 5 --
2013 2,142 144 5 13,222
2012 2,248 144 7 10,322
2011 2,196 141 < 5 --
2010 2,247 140 < 5 --
2009 2,377 135 5 13,621
2008 2,410 140 < 5 --
2007 2,364 148 < 5 --
2006 1,445 236 < 5 --
2005 1,452 234 < 5 --
2004 1,282 250 6 10,778
2003 1,306 250 < 5 --
2002 800 372 < 5 --
2001 611 454 < 5 --
2000 389 644 < 5 --
1999 167 1,164 < 5 --
1998 131 1,344 < 5 --
1997 116 1,437 < 5 --
1996 111 1,481 < 5 --
1995 110 1,458 < 5 --
1994 87 1,709 < 5 --
1993 95 1,604 < 5 --
1992 100 1,558 < 5 --
1991 101 1,543 < 5 --
1990 78 1,835 < 5 --
1989 79 1,727 < 5 --
1988 60 2,000 < 5 --
1987 59 1,930 < 5 --
1986 79 1,547 < 5 --
1985 71 1,659 < 5 --
1984 80 1,453 < 5 --
1983 74 1,528 < 5 --
1982 56 1,909 < 5 --
1981 73 1,606 < 5 --
1980 63 1,753 < 5 --
1979 58 1,845 < 5 --
1978 62 1,696 < 5 --
1977 48 2,007 < 5 --
1976 60 1,648 < 5 --
1975 62 1,594 < 5 --
1974 53 1,721 < 5 --
1973 47 1,815 < 5 --
1972 34 2,250 < 5 --
1971 24 2,907 < 5 --
1970 23 2,983 < 5 --
1969 22 2,874 < 5 --
1968 21 2,821 < 5 --
1967 16 3,264 < 5 --
1966 30 2,166 < 5 --
1965 20 2,784 < 5 --
1964 25 2,506 < 5 --
1963 25 2,454 < 5 --
1962 25 2,437 < 5 --
1961 17 3,121 < 5 --
1960 18 2,946 < 5 --
1959 17 2,924 < 5 --
1958 22 2,480 < 5 --
1957 17 2,874 < 5 --
1956 11 3,801 < 5 --
1955 15 3,042 < 5 --
1954 11 3,600 < 5 --
1953 20 2,398 < 5 --
1952 10 3,676 < 5 --
1951 11 3,384 < 5 --
1950 < 5 -- < 5 --
1949 7 4,459 < 5 --
1948 9 3,742 < 5 --
1947 9 3,876 < 5 --
1946 10 3,334 < 5 --
1945 10 3,020 < 5 --
1944 6 4,307 < 5 --
1943 15 2,390 < 5 --
1942 10 3,097 < 5 --
1941 7 3,784 < 5 --
1940 6 4,109 < 5 --
1939 8 3,291 < 5 --
1938 11 2,667 < 5 --
1937 11 2,638 < 5 --
1936 11 2,608 < 5 --
1935 7 3,593 < 5 --
1934 12 2,501 < 5 --
1933 14 2,219 < 5 --
1932 10 2,941 < 5 --
1931 10 2,885 < 5 --
1930 13 2,488 < 5 --
1929 15 2,251 < 5 --
1928 11 2,878 < 5 --
1927 17 2,210 < 5 --
1926 14 2,527 < 5 --
1925 19 2,073 < 5 --
1924 8 3,845 < 5 --
1923 26 1,653 < 5 --
1922 11 3,054 < 5 --
1921 31 1,496 < 5 --
1920 25 1,683 < 5 --
1919 29 1,467 < 5 --
1918 17 2,152 < 5 --
1917 19 1,874 < 5 --
1916 25 1,506 < 5 --
1915 23 1,547 < 5 --
1914 22 1,366 < 5 --
1913 12 1,829 < 5 --
1912 12 1,668 < 5 --
1911 9 1,717 < 5 --
1910 7 2,027 < 5 --
1909 5 2,378 < 5 --
1908 6 1,971 < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- < 5 --
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
1905 < 5 -- < 5 --
1904 < 5 -- < 5 --
1903 6 1,693 < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 5 1,725 < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- < 5 --
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 5 1,532 < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 7 891 < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- < 5 --

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.