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Meaning of Kayla

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The name Kayla has the following meaning:

American variation of the name Kayla. The populiarty of this name is on the rise following the core name Kayla, and other variants of equal popularity.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Kayla is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 19 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Kayla fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 7 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 35 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Kayla in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Kayla is very likely a(n) Hebrew variant of the name Kaylyn.

See other suggested Hebrew girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Kaylyn.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Kayla and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Kayla: Boys - Girls - Braelyn, Keisha, Lashonda, Latanya, Both genders - Chance, Lashawn


The name Kayla is a variant of Kaylyn. Other popular variants of the name Kaylyn are: Cailyn (English), Kaelan, Kaelen, Kaelin, Kaelyn, Kailyn (English), Kalyn (English), Kay (Nickname), Kayla (Hebrew), Kayleen, Kaylin (English), Kaylyna, Kaylyne, Kaylynn (English), Kaylynne


We think the name Kayla should fall under the following style category: Short and Catchy.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Kayla to be: An intelligent, shy, helpful girl

In one word, you might describe Kayla as a(n) "helpful" person.

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