in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Arabic
- Meaning: Night, black
- #848 All Time
- #29 in 2014
Pronunciation of Layla
How popular is the name "Layla" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|2006||3,361||3,354||7||#101 girl name|
|2007||3,908||3,900||8||#85 girl name|
|2008||4,935||4,927||8||#55 girl name|
|2009||5,203||5,198||5||#46 girl name|
|2010||5,889||5,882||7||#37 girl name|
|2011||6,083||6,073||10||#35 girl name|
|2012||6,259||6,251||8||#31 girl name|
|2013||6,470||6,465||5||#30 girl name|
|2014||6,434||6,428||6||#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 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Layla" ranks #23 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 114 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 6,434 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
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 east? 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.
Origin and Meaning of Layla
The name "Layla" is of Arabic origin, and it means "Night, black". It's a name commonly given to girls.
Layla Kayleigh is a television host and correspondent. Layla was born in 1984 as Zara Layla Kayleigh in London, England.
Layla Roberts is a playboy playmate. Layla was born in 1974 in Muncie, Indiana.
L is for love, your love of life!
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
Y is for young, the years never show!
L is for lively, your life is full of energy!
A is for absolute, for you know your mind.
Your name in reverse order is "Alyal". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aylal". 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 Apr 30, 1924
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Iran approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.
You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.
Name poster for Layla
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