The Most Popular Baby Names Of 2018

#10 Girl’s Name: Layla

In 1970, artist Eric Clapton released a hit song titled “Layla” but the name didn’t become widely popular until the last decade. Now one of the most popular girls’ names, we’ll be meeting plenty of Laylas soon.

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“Layla” translates to “dark beauty” and is associated with being enamored with the beauty of night. While the name can also be spelled “Leila,” in 2018, more parents were opting to use “Layla” instead.