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lyla

FORM OF:
leila
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic
ORIGIN:
arabic  /  hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
L-Y-L > LAYLA
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
L-Y-L (ليل) LAYLA (ليلى) LAILA (לילה)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Arabic tri-consonantal root: “l-y-l (lamedh-yodh-lamedh)”. The name Layla meaning “night, born at night, dark-haired beauty, dark beauty”, and is linked to the Hebrew name transliterated “laylah”. This is an internationally-used Arabic feminine given name originating in the Semitic languages. The name has long been used in Arab and Persian folklore, poetry, and literature. For example, the 7th-century Arab poet Qays addressed romantic poems to a woman called Layla. The story of “Qays and Layla” or Layla and Majnun became a popular romance in the medieval Arab World and Persia, and use of the name spread accordingly; it gained popularity further afield in the Muslim World, among the Turkic peoples and in the Balkans and India.

Usage

  • englishenglish
  • frenchfrench
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
english
laila, leyla, leila, layla, lela, leilah, lila
french
leila, Leïla
welsh
leila, layla

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
arabic
laila, leyla, leila, layla
azerbaijani
leyla
bosnian
lejla
danish
laila, leila
faroese
laila
finnish
laila, leila
georgian
leila
german
leila, lejla
greenlandic
laila
hungarian - magyar
leila
icelandic
laila, leila
iranian
leyla, leila
irish
layla
norwegian
laila, leila
scottish
layla
serbian
lejla
swedish
laila, leila

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

#153UNITED STATES RANKING

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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