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Zaylah

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Zaylah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Zaylah

User Submitted Origins

English
50%
Arabic
26%
Persian/Iranian
16%
African American
3%
Maori
3%
African
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from the United States and Australia agree the name Zaylah is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Dark haired beauty".
  2. A submission from Nebraska, U.S. says the name Zaylah means "A beautiful girl with blonde hair who is creative and kind".
  3. A submission from the United States says the name Zaylah means "beauty and selfless in words" and is of African American origin.
  4. A user from Georgia, U.S. says the name Zaylah means "Black hair brown skin Black eyes".
  5. A submission from Canada says the name Zaylah means "Happiness and compassion".
  6. A user from Lesotho says the name Zaylah means "Thank".
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Fun Facts about the name Zaylah

  • How Popular is the name Zaylah? Zaylah is the 17,195th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zaylah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 482 babies born with the first name Zaylah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zaylah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zaylah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2002 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Zaylah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zaylah is Saturday, August 21st, 1915.
  • What year had the most people named Zaylah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zaylah was in 2015 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Zaylah Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zaylah is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Zaylah: The name spelled backwards is Halyaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Lahzay. How do you pronounce that?
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