Layla is a girl name and means night beauty. It is a Arabic name and its pronunciation is \la(y)-la\. Other similar names and variants include: Bayla, Cayla, Dayla, Gayla, Jayla, Kayla, Rayla, Tayla. Layla is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2609 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Layla over the years and Layla's popularity rank:

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Layla Watts
Layla Watts
  • No. of movies: 1
Curse of the Witch's Doll

Curse of the Witch's Doll

Directed by: Lawrence Fowler

Starring: Helen Crevel, Philip Ridout, Layla Watts, Neil Hobbs

Layla Peters
Layla Peters
  • No. of movies: 1
A Taste of Flesh

A Taste of Flesh

Directed by: Doris Wishman

Starring: Michael Alaimo, Darlene Bennett, Layla Peters, Buck Starr

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Layla a popular name?

Over the years Layla was most popular in 2020. According to the latest US census information Layla ranks #71st while according to Layla ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Layla?

According to the US census in 2018, 6174 girls were born named Layla, making Layla the #24th name more popular among girl names. In 2020 Layla had the highest rank with 6174 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Layla?

Layla is #24th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Layla more popular ?

The name Layla was more popular in 2020 with 6174 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Layla

The last time a baby was named Layla was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Layla?

In 2020 there were 6174 baby girls named Layla.

Who is a famous person named Layla?

There a several famous people named Layla, for example actor Layla Watts, actor Layla Peters.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Layla?

There are 2 actors named Layla including Layla Watts and Layla Peters who appeared in movies such as Curse of the Witch's Doll and A Taste of Flesh.