Picking a baby name is one of the toughest decisions you’ll make.
Not only are there basically infinite choices in front of you — the name you pick for your daughter will stick with her forever, and even influence the way others see her,
And as if that wasn’t enough pressure, you still have to pick a good middle name that sounds good and doesn’t create any embarrassing initials!
That’s why I’ve been creating my middle name guides. For any first name that you might like, I’ve gathered dozens of middle names that sound great with it.
Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Layla.
I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.
Hope it helps!
Middle name ideas for a girl named Layla
Let’s not waste any time before getting into the list.
Remember, these are just a few ideas to get your brain going. It’s a great starting point, and I am sure you will find some great middle names to go with Layla below!
My favorite middle names for Layla are Layla Alexandra and Layla Arabella. I just like how these multisyllabic names mesh so well with Layla.
Those are just my favorites, though — there are no wrong answers here!
Meaning of the name Layla
According to BabyCenter, Layla is of Arabic and Egyptian origin, meaning several different things, including “intoxication,” “night,” “wine,” or “dark beauty.”
The name became very popular with the release of Eric Clapton’s hit song, “Layla,” in 1970.
The name Layla sits at number 19 on the popularity list for girls’ names for 2020. Other spellings for Layla are Leila and Laila.
Some famous Laylas are boxer Laila Amaria Ali and television actress Layla Alizada.
Those are just a few of my favorite names that go well with Layla, but by no means is it an exhaustive list.
Hopefully, you found a few you like as well. Tell me in the comments which ones you like, or just your favorite middle names for girls in general. If your name is Layla or if you’re a parent of a Layla, I would love to hear from you.
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Hope this helps!