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Laya - Meaning of Laya

What does Laya mean?

Meaning of the name LayaLeahLiaLeiaMalayaLeaMaleahMalaynaLeiahMalayaaLeeLiyahLeathaLeighaLeighLeyaLeeah

[ 2 syll. la-ya, lay-a ] The baby girl name Laya is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced LEY-aa- †. Laya's language of origin is Hebrew and Tagalog. It is predominantly used in English.

Laya is a form of the English, Hebrew, and Yiddish Leah in the English language.

Laya is also a familiar form of the English, Indian, and Hawaiian Malaya.

See also the related category tagalog.

Laya is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2016, out of the family of girl names directly related to Laya, Leah was the most regularly used.

Baby names that sound like Laya include Leia, Leya, Lael, Laele, Laelle, Laily, Lala, Laleh, Lali, Lallie, Lally, Lalo, Laloe, Laylee, Layli, Laylie, Lea, Leela, Leelee, and Leilah.

† Pronunciation for Laya: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

Meaning of Laya Meaning of Malaya Meaning of Leah
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