Leila - Meaning of Leila
[ 2 syll. lei-la, le-ila ] The baby girl name Leila is pronounced LAYLah, LEYLah or LIYLah (English) †. Leila has its origins in the Arabic language. It is used largely in the Arabic, English, German, and Iranian languages. Leila is a variant spelling of the Arabic and English Layla. A form of Leila is the Arabic, English, German, and Iranian variant spelling Leilah.
Leila is popular as a baby girl name. At the recent peak of its usage in 2008, 0.072% of baby girls were given the name Leila. It was #226 in rank then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and in recent years it is of only very modest use. In 2012, it ranked at #234 with a usage of 0.070%. Out of the family of girl names directly linked to Leila, Layla was the most commonly used. It was 5 times more regularly used than Leila in 2012.
† Pronunciation for Leila: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"