US Popularity:1846
Other Origin(s):Hebrew
Meaning:Dark beauty; Night; Born at night
Laylah is a feminine name of Arabic origin. It means “dark beauty,” “night,” and “born at night,” and is a popular choice for babies born at nightfall. Also sharing origins in Hebrew, Laylah has several spelling variations, including Layla, Leila, and Lyla. In the music world, “Layla” is a critically acclaimed rock song written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon. They cite an ancient Arabian love story and Persian poem as the inspiration behind this famous track. Whether baby Laylah arrives at dawn or dusk, they can celebrate their beauty and gain a personal song choice with this elegant name.

Laylah Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Laylah is currently #3389 on The Bump
Girl:Laylah is currently #1513 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Laylah is currently #1846 in U.S. births
Girl:Laylah is currently #717 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 113
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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