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Laya 1
Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. lay-a
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Other Forms FormsLeia, Leah

Meaning & History

Variant of Leah or Leia
Added 9/21/2010 by anonymous
Edited 5/18/2014 by Ora

Laya 2
Gender Feminine
Usage Indian, Telugu
Scripts लया(Hindi)
Other Forms FormsLay (masculine)

Meaning & History

Derived from Sanskrit laya "rest; dissolution; extinction; rhythm".

The masculine form Lay is the 243rd name of Lord Shiva, interpreted as "The Abode Of Dissolution" and understood to mean that, being the abode of dissolution, Shiva sees the apparent world by his all-pervading sight.

A known bearer of the feminine name is Laya Gorty (born 1981), a Telugu film actress and a Kuchipudi dancer.
Added 10/16/2014 by Frollein Gladys
Edited 10/16/2014 by Frollein Gladys

Laya 3
not set
Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

From Tagalog and Cebuano laya meaning "free, freedom".
Added 11/19/2020 by Lumi

Laya 4
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See Also

User submission Layā