[ 2 syll. lai-la, la-ila ] The baby girl name Laila is pronounced as LAY-Lah or LEY-Lah in English †. Laila is an Arabic, English, German, and Iranian name of Arabic origin. Laila is a spelling variant of the Arabic and English name Layla.
Laila is popular as a baby girl name. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 1990s; prior to that, it was of infrequent use only. At the modest height of its usage in 2009, 0.117% of baby girls were named Laila. It had a ranking of #135 then. In 2018, its usage was 0.087% and its ranking #182. Within the family of girl names directly related to Laila, Layla was the most regularly used. In 2018, it was more widely used than Laila by 4 times.
Baby names that sound like Laila include Laela, Lailah, Layla (Arabic and English), Laylah, Leila (Arabic, English, German, and Iranian), Lejla (Slavic), Lyla (English), Lylah, Laasya, Laasyah, Lacee (English), Lacey (English), Lachesis, Laci (English), Lacia (English), Lacie (English), Lacy (English), Lacye, Lahja, and Laia (Catalan).
† Pronunciation for Laila: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"