in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Arabic
- Meaning: Night, black
- #848 All Time
- #29 in 2014
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 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Layla" ranks #64 in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 577 babies in California have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 5,889 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
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 loyalty, that you show.
A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.
Y is for young, the years never show!
L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
Your name in reverse order is "Alyal". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Laayl". 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.
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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Layla
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.
Past life for Layla born Aug 22, 1922
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 Northern Australia approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. 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
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.