[ 2 syll. la-ya, lay-a ] The baby boy name Laya is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is LEY-aa- †. Laya is largely used in the Russian language and it is derived from Germanic origins. Laya is a variant of the name Leonard (English, German, and Polish).
Laya is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2012, within the group of boy names directly linked to Laya, Leonard was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Laya include Lael (English), Laele, Lale, Lalo, Lawlee, Lawley, Lawli, Lawlie, Lawly, Layo, Lea, Leao (Portuguese), Lehi (English), Leilo, Leio, Lelei, Lelio (Italian), Leo (Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Czech, Greek, Hawaiian, and Polish), Lewi (Hebrew), and Lewie (English).
† English pronunciation for Laya: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"