Layla
Origin/Usage
Arabic
Pronunciation
LAY-lə
Meaning
Woman of the night
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Layla originates in Arabic language and means "woman of the night". It has always been a very popular given name in the Arabic world but lately it has become fairly popular in the United States too. It was popularized by the song Layla, written by Eric Clapton and Jim Gordon.

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