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Ranked #848


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 10 (Ranked #133).

What does the name "Layla" mean?

Layla (Arabic): Night, black

The name "Layla" is of Arabic origin and it means "Night, black". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.

L is for lucky, who is more?

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyal". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yllaa". 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.

How popular is the name "Layla" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Layla" is not a popular baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 16 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 1,687 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 gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Layla

Layla El

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


Layla Anna-Lee

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


Layla Kayleigh

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


Layla Roberts

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


Past life for Layla born Feb 12, 2014

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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