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The name Layla is of Arabic origin, and means night.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Layla has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Layla
Use of the Name Layla for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
9,132 9,132 7,970 7,426 6,383 3,669 1,993
The table below indicates the number of times the name Layla has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Layla first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1972, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Layla
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1972973124  
1973854151  
1974760184  
1975744193  
1976834165  
1977746205  
1978986140  
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1993682320  
1994874224  
1995838233  
1996920213  
1997    
1998859247  
1999658350  
2000407695  
2001324948  
20022891,071  
20031951,676  
20041671,993  
Totals:  9,132 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Layla as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and almost never as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Layla appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 18 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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