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Scriptsليلى Arabic لیلا Persian ლეილა Georgian
PronouncedPron.LAY-lə English
LEE-lə English
LIE-lə English

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, Lyla, Leilah English
Other Languages & CulturesLeyla Azerbaijani Lejla Bosnian Leyla Turkish
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Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute