Lailah

First Name
5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lailah

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  • A user from Mississippi, United States says the name Lailah is of Hawaiian origin and means "Black".
  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Lailah is of Arabic origin and means "Black night".

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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

How popular is the baby name Lailah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 5 5 0
1982 7 7 0
1987 5 5 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 11 11 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 18 18 0
1998 17 17 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 33 33 0
2001 71 71 0
2002 86 86 0
2003 130 130 0
2004 150 150 0
2005 173 173 0
2006 193 193 0
2007 255 255 0
2008 310 310 0
2009 364 364 0
2010 451 451 0
2011 394 394 0
2012 400 400 0
2013 412 412 0
2014 405 405 0
2015 405 405 0
2016 400 400 0
2017 342 342 0

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Popularity of Lailah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Lailah

  • How Popular is the name Lailah? Lailah is the 3,749th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lailah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,085 babies born with the first name Lailah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lailah to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lailah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lailah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lailah is Wednesday, October 6th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Lailah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lailah was in 2010 with a total of 451 babies.
  • Random Lailah Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lailah is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Lailah: Your name in reverse order is Halial. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lihaal. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Lailah born Jul 8, 1965

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 Portugal approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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