Popularity:74
Origin:Arabic
Meaning:night beauty
Layla is more delicate and lilting than her distant cousin Kayla. Similar to floral Lily and Lila, Layla delivers an elegant bouquet of variations, including Laila and Leila. Musicians Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon penned the haunting song “Layla” in the 1970s. In the X-Men comics, Layla Miller is a mysterious, mischievous mutant detective. But the intrigue doesn’t stop with pop culture, this mysterious name meaning “night beauty” gives a title to the feeling you get when sitting under a blanket of stars.
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