A spelling variation of the Arabic name Leila, meaning "night." Which is exactly when your little Leyla will appear beside your bed to tell you she had a nightmare, scaring the crap out of you in the process.


Ley, Leya.

Famous people named Leyla:

Composer Leyla Saz; musician Leyla McCalla; model Leyla Milani; fashion designer Leyla Piedayesh; daughter of hairstylist John Frieda, Leyla Luna Frieda.

Fun fact:

This name has many spelling variations, including Layla - like the Eric Clapton song.

More Inspiration:

Lovely L Names For Baby Girls, Terrific Two-Syllable Girl Names,