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Layla

night beauty
ORIGIN: Arabic
POPULARITY: 92
Layla is more delicate and lilting than her distant cousin Kayla. Similar to flowery Lily and Lila, Layla delivers an elegant bouquet of variations, including Laila and Leila. Dancer turned professional wrestler Layla El makes for a particularly memorable namesake. Musicians Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon penned the haunting song “Layla” in the 1970s. Australian actress Tottie Goldsmith chose the name for her daughter, as did country singer Tanya Tucker. In the X-Men comics, Layla Miller is a mysterious, mischievous mutant detective.

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