Origin: Arabic

Meaning: “night beauty”

Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Laila, Laylah, Laela, Lala, Lalla, Leila, Leyla

Layla TV and Movie Quotes:
“If it works, great, if it fails you can write a song about it like Layla”
Living on Tokyo Time (1987)
“… ‘Layla’ is an ancient Gaelic name, for boy magnet.”
Mortified: Taylor’s DNA (2006)

Famous people named Layla or its variations

1. Layla Demay (b. 1971), French journalist, author, director
2. Laila Amaria Ali (b. 1977), American boxing pro
3. Layla El (b. 1978), English dancer, model, wrestling pro

Layla Middle Names
Layla Beth
Layla Diane
Layla Jeanne
Layla Marie
Layla Stephanie

Leave a comment below.

  1. Ashley says:

    My daughter’s name is Layla and most of my immediate family calls her Lala

  2. Lena says:

    So I’m going to have a sister and her name is gonna be Layla and her nickname is Laylabug and her middle name is grace layla grace

  3. Layla says:

    me and my friends have fruit names and everyone calls me lemon layla

  4. laylay says:

    my friend’s call me laylay

  5. Layla says:


  6. Layla says:

    My name is Layla and Almost all of my friends at school call me LayLayGaGa as in LadyGaGa or LayLay (lele)

  7. Mariah says:


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