Leela Name Meaning & Origin

Leela

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Origin of the name Leila:

Derived from the Arabic leila (night, dark beauty) or the Persian leila (dark-haired). Its use in England began with George Byon's poem "The Giaour" (1813).

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Sounds like an exotic and feminine name while also being sophisticated and strong.

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Sanskrit Meaning: The name Leela is a Sanskrit baby name. In Sanskrit the meaning of the name Leela is: Play.

It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Leela is "loyal, faithful". ASSOCIATED WITH faithful (determined)

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Turanga Leela from the TV series Futurama.

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