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Gender Feminine
Scripts لیلا(Persian) ليلى(Arabic) لەیلا(Kurdish Sorani) ლეილა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. LIE-la(Arabic)
LAY-lə(English)
LEE-lə(English)
LIE-lə(English)
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Meaning & History

Variant of LAYLA, and the usual Persian transcription.

This spelling was used by Lord Byron for characters in The Giaour (1813) and Don Juan (1819), and it is through him that the name was introduced to the English-speaking world.
VariantsLeyla(Persian) Laila, Layla, Leyla(Arabic) Leyla(Kurdish) Laila, Layla, Lela, Leyla, Lila, Lilah, Lyla, Leilah(English)
Other Languages & CulturesLeyla(Azerbaijani) Lejla(Bosnian) Leyla(Turkish) Laila(Urdu)
User SubmissionsLeïla, Leila

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