Leyla - girls name

Leyla name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Leyla name meaning:

The name Leyla is of Arabic origin and is commonly used for girls. It holds a rich and significant meaning. Leyla means "night" or "dark beauty" in Arabic. The name is associated with the captivating beauty of the night and the mysterious allure it holds. It evokes a sense of enchantment, elegance, and intrigue.

Leyla has been a popular name in various cultures and has different variations in different languages. In Turkish, Leyla means "born at night" or "night beauty." In Persian, it means "dark-haired beauty." The name carries a sense of femininity and alludes to the charm and gracefulness of the nighttime.

Overall, Leyla is a name that embodies the enchanting beauty and mystique of the night. It bestows upon its bearer a sense of allure, elegance, and grace.

Origin: Arabic

Born at night.

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Overall UK ranking: 443 out of 5581

99 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Leyla

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