Happy Birthday Layla Personalized Card
– Happy birthday to you Layla! I wish you a very special day, sending this Happy Birthday Layla personalized card to you. Dear Layla, I wish a bright and beautiful day to you on your special day. This named card was specially designed for Layla’s birthday.
Layla Given Name Meaning & History
GENDER: Feminine; USAGE: Arabic, English. PRONOUNCED: LAY-la (English). Origin Egyptian, Arabic: Dark beauty; night. Layla is a variant of Leila, a name of Arabic origin. Leila means “night” in Arabic. This was the name of the object of romantic poems written by the 7th-century poet known as Qays. The story of Qays and Layla became a popular romance in medieval Arabia and Persia. The name became used in the English-speaking world after the 1970 release of the song ‘Layla’ by Derek and the Dominos, the title of which was inspired by the medieval story. 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. This name derives from the Arabic tri-consonantal root: “l-y-l (lamedh-yodh-lamedh)”. The name Layla meaning “night, born at night, dark-haired beauty, dark beauty”, and is linked to the Hebrew name transliterated “laylah”.
This is an internationally-used Arabic feminine given name originating in the Semitic languages. The name has long been used in Arab and Persian folklore, poetry, and literature. For example, the 7th-century Arab poet Qays addressed romantic poems to a woman called Layla. The story of “Qays and Layla” or Layla and Majnun became a popular romance in the medieval Arab World and Persia, and use of the name spread accordingly; it gained popularity further afield in the Muslim World, among the Turkic peoples and in the Balkans and India. Famous Laylas: Layla Abu Zayd – writer, Layla Angulo – jazz artist, Layla Baalbaki – writer, Layla Osayran – writer.