Baby name Laila
Description: Laila is a variant of the feminine name Leila. Leila is of Persian origin and is said to mean ‘Dark Haired’. The poet Lord Byron bought the name Leila into fashion by using it in his poem ‘The Giaour’. The most common variant of Leila is Layla, another spelling of Laila. Layla is the more popular form due to the fame of the Derek and the Dominoes song ‘Layla’, which was written by Eric Clapton.
Statistics for Laila
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Laila' was given to 5.253 Girls, representing 0,09% of the total 5.943.365 Girls registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Laila'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Laila' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Laila' varied from 35 to 616 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Laila'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Laila' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Laila' varied from rank 95 to 671.