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Popularity
62k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Layla

  • Gender: Girl
  • #848 All Time
  • #29 in 2014
Girls
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How popular is the name "Layla" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1950770
1955770
1964770
196710100
1969770
1970990
197142420
19721251250
19731521520
19741851850
19751951950
19761731730
19772072070
19781411410
19791291290
19801311310
19811071070
19821141140
198387870
19841111110
198582820
19861271270
198790900
19881081080
198993930
19901321320
19911091090
19921661660
19933203200
19942242240
19952342340
19962142140
19971891890
19982472470
19993513510
20006976970
20019479470
20021,0721,0720
20031,6871,6870
20042,0202,0119
20052,3832,3830
20063,3613,3547#101 girl name
20073,9083,9008#85 girl name
20084,9354,9278#55 girl name
20095,2035,1985#46 girl name
20105,8895,8827#37 girl name
20116,0836,07310#35 girl name
20126,2596,2518#31 girl name
20136,4706,4655#30 girl name
20146,4346,4286#29 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Layla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 61,980 babies born with the name Layla in the United States. That's more than enough Laylas to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Layla" was in 2013 with a total of 6,465 babies. (That's a lot of baby Laylas)

According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Layla" ranks #58 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 93 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of 6,259 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Layla popular?




The map shows the relative popularity of the name Layla in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Layla" mean? The list below shows the origins of Layla as well as things modernly associated with the name Layla such as celebrities named Layla.

Layla El

Layla El is a professional wrestler. Layla was born in 1978 as Layla El in London, England.

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Layla Anna-Lee

Layla Anna-Lee is a tvpresenteractor. Layla was born in 1983 in London, England.

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Layla Kayleigh

Layla Kayleigh is a television host and correspondent. Layla was born in 1984 as Zara Layla Kayleigh in London, England.

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Layla Roberts

Layla Roberts is a playboy playmate. Layla was born in 1974 in Muncie, Indiana.

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Alternative Meanings

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Alyal". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lalya". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Layla born Sep 12, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Turkey approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - development and expansion of your mental consciousness. Find good teacher, spend a part of your time and energy on his wisdom.

Name poster for Layla

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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