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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 16 Pronunciations
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Gender: Female

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Dark Haired Beauty, Night

Pronunciation: LIE-lah, /ˈlaɪlə/, L IH L AH

Popularity Rank: #19,520

On this page:

  • 1. Lyla Meaning
  • 2. Lyla Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Lyla
  • 4. Translations of Lyla
  • 5. Lyla Name Popularity
  • 6. Lyla popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Lyla
  • 8. Lyla Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Lyla

Lyla Meaning

Lyla is of Arabic origin and means 'night'. It is a beautiful and feminine name that conveys a sense of mystery and elegance.

Lyla also means "Dark Haired Beauty, Night, Divine Play, From the Island, Night Beauty, Lovelorn, Seductive".

Lyla is commonly found in United States of America, France, Egypt, and 67 more countries.

Lyla Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: LIE-lah

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈlaɪlə/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: L IH L AH

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

How to pronounce Lyla?

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Translations of Lyla

Lyla Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Lyla is recorded 2,130 times globally, ranking it as the 19,520th most common name worldwide.

Lyla is most prevalent in United States of America, with 343 occurrences, making it the 6,712th most popular name in the country.

In France, the name Lyla is found among 1 in every 5035 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Lyla Popularity by Country

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United States of America#6,7121 : 5,274
France#4,8551 : 5,035
Egypt#11,0161 : 12,138
Morocco#5,8561 : 6,750
Saudi Arabia#16,1021 : 21,584
Algeria#6,8311 : 10,394
Malaysia#12,0971 : 24,882
United Kingdom#7,8801 : 7,831
Canada#5,6251 : 5,774
Syrian Arab Republic#8,8091 : 10,238
Sudan#13,6881 : 29,215
Mexico#13,2571 : 21,448
Iraq#22,3731 : 32,381
United Arab Emirates#15,2111 : 26,895
South Africa#26,1481 : 73,278
Turkey#20,9661 : 40,248
Netherlands#11,8591 : 15,176
Kuwait#13,1101 : 26,421
Italy#31,8531 : 51,414
Brazil#16,7091 : 36,895
China#2,6031 : 6,936

List of countries the name Lyla is rarely found

Lyla popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Lyla from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Lyla

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Lyla Name Poster

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