Lyla - girls name

Lyla name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Lyla name meaning:

The name Lyla is of Arabic origin and carries several meanings, including "night," "dark-haired beauty," or "born at night." It is a variant of the name Layla, which gained popularity through ancient Arabic poetry and folklore. In Arabic culture, Layla is often associated with love and passion, as immortalized in the tragic love story of Layla and Majnun.

Those named Lyla are often characterized as imaginative, intuitive, and mysterious individuals. They possess a deep sense of introspection and are drawn to artistic and creative pursuits. Lylas are known for their unique style and beauty, often captivating others with their mesmerizing presence. Their love for life's mysteries and their ability to see beauty in the darkness make them intriguing and enigmatic beings.

Lyla is a name that exudes a sense of elegance and allure, reflecting the deeper meanings it carries. It is a name that embodies the essence of the night and all the enchantment it holds, making it a fitting choice for parents seeking a name that is both beautiful and meaningful for their daughter.

Origin: French

From the island.

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Overall UK ranking: 76 out of 5581

667 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (74)
  • England (76)
  • Wales (81)

Historical popularity of Lyla

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