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this name was my grandmothers name and she was very German. I think this name should be listed as a German name as well.
newmom  5/27/2005
Lela is a pretty name. When I see this spelling I pronounce it LEE-la.
― Anonymous User  6/12/2006
This was my Great Grandmother's name. She was part Scottish and part German. I know it was her mother that named her and she was 100% German. I also think this name should be shown as a German name.
― Anonymous User  7/28/2006
In Ella Enchanted, it was Ella's 'fake' name in the ball.
― Anonymous User  11/22/2006
The name Lela was given to 174 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/17/2013
Lela Rochon is an American actress.
bibi66  8/18/2014
The name Lela was given to 146 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/16/2016
I can't tell if this is supposed to be LAY-luh or LEE-luh. If it's the former, it's way to ambiguous; and if it's the latter, it's... pettish. Like Lulu.

Much prefer Leila.
erb816  7/13/2016
This is the name of one of my friends, and she pronounces it LEE-luh.
― Anonymous User  8/22/2016
"Lela" is quite commonly used in Georgia as well. [noted -ed]
― Anonymous User  11/25/2017

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