Lyla name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Arabic and Sanskrit
Usage: Arabic, English and Sanskrit
Pronunciation: ly-lah
Meaning: From the Island, Night, Lovelorn and Seductive
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What does Lyla mean?

Predominant and Evergreen girl name Lyla is used especially in English, Arabic and Sanskrit that originated from Arabic and Sanskrit, meaning of Lyla is "From the Island, Night, Lovelorn or Seductive". Lyla is variant of prevalent, conifer and sacred Lila.

Lila is form of fashinable, widespread and enduring Lily. Also Lila is a variation of perennial, cherished and biblical Delila. Lila is resulted from Léa. Lila's meaning is Pleasure, Dark Beauty and Lily came from Persian and Sanskrit.

Lyla is variant form of all time favorite and cherished Laila. Laila is a version of desirable and venerable Leila. Desirable and Venerable Arabic and German Laila, meaning of Laila is "Sweetheart and Dark Beauty".

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How do I pronounce Lyla?

Two syllabled Lyla is most commonly pronounced as ly-lah. It can also be pronounced as ly-luh.

Variants of Lyla

Lylla, Lila, Lily, Delila, Lilah, Lilarose, Lylarose, Leelee, Lilli, Lilygrace, Dalila, Lilac

Nicknames for Lyla

The given name Lyla is already a short name, but some possible candidates include:

Middle Names for Lyla

Mellie, Magnolia, view more middle names that goes with Lyla

Names that rhyme with Lyla

How popular is the name Lyla?

a popular name in United States having over 30565 recievers in 132 years of usage. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 2011, 2414 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 127th position.

In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 12 times Also, Lyla was among the popular names in England and Wales. Since emerging in 1996 around 5341 babies have been given the moniker.

When at the peak of its usage in 2017, the moniker grabbed the 95th spot and 563 baby girls were given the name. However after 20 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still dominating the charts.

Moreover, the name has been to the top 100 baby names 2 times

A common name in France with over 1892 new-borns have been given the name since 1953. When at the peak of its usage in 2013, the moniker grabbed the 357th spot and 167 baby girls were given the name.

Lyla is a unique baby name in Ireland, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 200 names. Recently in 2018, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 196 on girl names chart when 26 babies were named Lyla.

Lyla is an uncommon baby name in Belgium where it is still in use. Also, Lyla is a familiar name in Bangladesh, Canada, Indonesia, Northern Ireland, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Brazil and China.

At least, 30000 people globally have carried Lyla as their given name according to our findings.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


What numerology tells about Lyla?

Be the living proof to those who ignored you, they need to realize you were right this whole time. If letter A is your capstone, then you are probably a man of your word. You have a sharp focus and highly developed sense of intuition. You have a powerful appearance. You always make the best entrance, no matter where you appear. You don't depend on anyone in any way. You are always preoccupied with other people's problems because they know you are compassionate and ready to help at any time.

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  •  Fritz - Pleasing and All time favorite boy name Fritz means "Rich or Peace" and is used in Icelandic and Finnish is originated from Germanic and Old High German languages
  •  Reva - Reva's meaning is Another Name of River Narmada, One who Snares or A Star is used in English and Sindhi and rooted from Sanskrit and French is bestowed upon both sexes
  •  Mathilde - Originated from Germanic and Old High German, Prevalent and Ceaseless Mathilde is specifically used in Greenlandic and French, meaning of Mathilde is "Strength, Might or Fight" is used as a baby girl name

Famous people named Lyla

  • Lyla Hay Owen in Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles as Actress
  • Lyla Graham in Apartment 206 as Actress
  • Lyla Kennedy in Spring Break Fuck Parties: Volume Two! as Actress
  • Lyla Storm in James Deen's Seven Sins: Greed as Actress
  • Lyla Dee is well-known for her acting in TV series Bullrun II
  • In 1952 drama, romance movie, La voce del sangue, Lyla Rocco portrayed N.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Queensland Government - Open Data Portal,
  7. NSW Government,
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