Lyla

Pronunciation: le-e-la-h
Origin: Israel
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Middle East

Lyla is a feminine name with origins in Hebrew, Arabic, Persian, and Sanskrit, and it means "night" or "dark". It is related to the traditional Hebrew name Lilah, which means "dark beauty" or "night beauty". Lyla is also associated with the Arabic word "layla," which means "night". The name has gained popularity in various cultures and languages, including Arabic, Persian, and Hebrew. In addition to its literal meaning, Lyla is associated with beauty, grace, elegance, and independence. Some theories suggest that Lyla is a spelling variant of the name Lila, which has Sanskrit roots and means "play," "sport," "spontaneity," or "drama". The name Lyla is also thought to connect with the biblical Delilah, which means "delicate". The name's cultural significance includes being used to commemorate the timing of a child's birth in Middle Eastern customs, symbolizing the night or dusk.

Lyla Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Lyla is currently #319 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Lyla is currently #165 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Lyla is currently #316 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Lyla is currently #165 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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