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Lyla

island beauty
ORIGIN: British
POPULARITY: 330
Changing the standard way of spelling a name gives the second version a different personality and meaning. Take Lila versus Lyla. The first one is rooted in Arabic and means “night.” When you change the letter "i" to a "y," the name has an English heritage that has morphed into meaning “island beauty.” The name Lyla has a pretty sound and a number of other variations that are pronounced slightly differently, including Leila, Layla, Leyla and Laila. On the much-beloved TV series “Friday Night Lights,” Minka Kelly played perky Lyla Garrity.

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