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

Variant of LAYLA. 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.
VariantsLaila, Layla, Leyla(Arabic) Leyla(Persian) 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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