- We all know it sounds pretty. We all know it's a famous Eric Clapton song. Why aren't more people using this one?
- Layla is a wonderful name especially because of the song.
- it has two meanings, one being "dark as night" in Arabic and the other "faerie of the forests" in Norwegian. What a beautiful, mystical combination! Plus, the 70's song was great.
- Classy, yet unusual. Not to mention MY name
Layla means "night" in Arabic. It was the name of a romantic character in poems that were popular in 7th century Persia & Arabia. The spelling Leila was how it was introduced to English, as that was the spelling Lord Byron used for characters in two books.
See Also: Le'la, Laila, Lejla
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