[ 2 syll. lei-la, le-ila ] The baby girl name Leila is pronounced LAY-Lah, LEY-Lah or LIY-Lah (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. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1990s. At the peak of its usage in 2010, 0.077% of baby girls were given the name Leila. It was #204 in rank then. In 2015, it ranked at #247 with a usage of 0.067%. 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 2015.
† 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)"