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First Name
68k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010

Layla

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42k Leila (Arabic)
6k Leyla (Arabic)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1950 7 7 0
1955 7 7 0
1964 7 7 0
1967 10 10 0
1969 7 7 0
1970 8 8 0
1971 42 42 0
1972 125 125 0
1973 152 152 0
1974 185 185 0
1975 195 195 0
1976 173 173 0
1977 207 207 0
1978 141 141 0
1979 130 130 0
1980 131 131 0
1981 106 106 0
1982 115 115 0
1983 87 87 0
1984 111 111 0
1985 82 82 0
1986 127 127 0
1987 90 90 0
1988 108 108 0
1989 93 93 0
1990 132 132 0
1991 109 109 0
1992 166 166 0
1993 320 320 0
1994 224 224 0
1995 234 234 0
1996 214 214 0
1997 189 189 0
1998 247 247 0
1999 351 351 0
2000 697 697 0
2001 947 947 0
2002 1,072 1,072 0
2003 1,687 1,687 0
2004 2,020 2,011 9
2005 2,383 2,383 0
2006 3,364 3,357 7 #100 girl name
2007 3,908 3,900 8 #85 girl name
2008 4,935 4,927 8 #55 girl name
2009 5,205 5,200 5 #45 girl name
2010 5,891 5,884 7 #37 girl name
2011 6,084 6,074 10 #35 girl name
2012 6,263 6,255 8 #31 girl name
2013 6,472 6,467 5 #30 girl name
2014 6,448 6,442 6 #29 girl name
2015 6,296 6,289 7 #30 girl name

Fun Facts about the name Layla

  • How many people with the first name Layla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68,304 babies born with the first name Layla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Layla to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Layla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Layla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Layla is Friday, May 16th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Layla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Layla was in 2013 with a total of 6,467 babies. That's a lot of babies named Layla!
  • Random Layla Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Layla ranks 46th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 89 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Layla: Your name in reverse order is Alyal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lylaa. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Layla as a first name

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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.

Arabic

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.

  1. A female given name, variant of Leila.

Layla El

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

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Layla Anna-Lee

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

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Layla Kayleigh

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

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Layla Roberts

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

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Other Inspirations for the Name Layla

Layla Chords
Layla Grayce
Layla Lounge
Layla Lounge Dress Code
Layla Tab
Layla Song

What does the name Layla mean?

Lis for look, the way you look at life.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Yis for yearn, your innermost desires.

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

Ais for attractive, inside and out

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