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22k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Lyla

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #1576 All Time
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How popular is the name "Lyla" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 7 7 0
1885 5 5 0
1889 6 6 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 9 9 0
1893 14 14 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 11 11 0
1896 15 15 0
1897 12 12 0
1898 13 13 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 14 14 0
1901 9 9 0
1902 11 11 0
1903 13 13 0
1904 10 10 0
1905 10 10 0
1906 16 16 0
1907 11 11 0
1908 20 20 0
1909 10 10 0
1910 21 21 0
1911 13 13 0
1912 35 35 0
1913 35 35 0
1914 43 43 0
1915 52 52 0
1916 60 60 0
1917 51 51 0
1918 67 67 0
1919 50 50 0
1920 69 69 0
1921 86 86 0
1922 78 78 0
1923 82 82 0
1924 103 103 0
1925 117 117 0
1926 89 89 0
1927 79 79 0
1928 73 73 0
1929 80 80 0
1930 75 75 0
1931 66 66 0
1932 64 64 0
1933 64 64 0
1934 66 66 0
1935 62 62 0
1936 61 61 0
1937 50 50 0
1938 61 61 0
1939 65 65 0
1940 74 74 0
1941 53 53 0
1942 70 70 0
1943 81 81 0
1944 43 43 0
1945 61 61 0
1946 61 61 0
1947 49 49 0
1948 66 66 0
1949 51 51 0
1950 50 50 0
1951 62 62 0
1952 48 48 0
1953 50 50 0
1954 46 46 0
1955 37 37 0
1956 51 51 0
1957 40 40 0
1958 26 26 0
1959 31 31 0
1960 29 29 0
1961 30 30 0
1962 33 33 0
1963 28 28 0
1964 20 20 0
1965 14 14 0
1966 14 14 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 17 17 0
1970 17 17 0
1971 16 16 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 19 19 0
1974 18 18 0
1975 22 22 0
1976 17 17 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 20 20 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 20 20 0
1982 21 21 0
1983 17 17 0
1984 21 21 0
1985 26 26 0
1986 23 23 0
1987 15 15 0
1988 24 24 0
1989 29 29 0
1990 33 33 0
1991 30 30 0
1992 26 26 0
1993 29 29 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 29 29 0
1997 34 34 0
1998 64 64 0
1999 84 84 0
2000 97 97 0
2001 118 118 0
2002 139 139 0
2003 196 196 0
2004 208 208 0
2005 293 293 0
2006 449 449 0
2007 887 887 0
2008 1,506 1,506 0
2009 2,068 2,068 0
2010 2,287 2,287 0
2011 2,414 2,414 0
2012 2,221 2,221 0
2013 2,076 2,076 0
2014 2,368 2,368 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Lyla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,534 babies born with the name Lyla in the United States. That's more than enough Lylas to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Lyla" was in 2011 with a total of 2,414 babies. (That's a lot of baby Lylas)

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Lyla" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 70 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 2,414 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 Lyla popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Lyla

The name "Lyla" is of English origin, and it means "Feminine of Lyle from the island. Variant of Delilah". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

L is for luster, your shine.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Your name in reverse order is "Alyl". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Llya". 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 Lyla born Sep 24, 2010

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 1300. 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 Lyla

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