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Popularity
330k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kayla

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #211 All Time
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How popular is the name "Kayla" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1933660
1935550
1937660
1938990
1939990
1940660
194111110
194213130
194312120
194415150
194511110
194623230
194716160
194830300
194924240
195037370
195151510
195247470
195349490
195460600
195567670
195669690
19571011010
19581031030
19591161160
19601301300
19611161160
19621661660
19631561560
19641631630
19651471470
19661451450
19671321320
19681411410
19691931930
19701591590
19711681680
19721831830
19731491490
19741811810
19751851850
19762022020
19772262260
19782362360
19792562560
19803133130
19813183180
19822,2752,2750
19833,5333,5276#81 girl name
19842,6892,6818#100 girl name
19852,6232,60716
19864,6734,65815#64 girl name
198710,59210,57517#27 girl name
198813,47513,42946#20 girl name
198914,94814,90147#20 girl name
199017,55517,53619#14 girl name
199118,57718,54235#12 girl name
199216,54916,51534#13 girl name
199315,47115,44724#16 girl name
199415,90715,88522#12 girl name
199516,10316,08320#11 girl name
199615,29215,27022#11 girl name
199713,89813,88414#12 girl name
199813,43813,42216#12 girl name
199913,31313,28924#13 girl name
200013,32713,31017#13 girl name
200111,90611,88917#17 girl name
200211,32111,30714#19 girl name
200310,97210,94923#16 girl name
20049,8049,76440#18 girl name
20058,6338,61320#25 girl name
20068,2238,2230#26 girl name
20077,5867,57214#26 girl name
20086,8336,8249#28 girl name
20095,8365,8306#35 girl name
20105,0555,0478#49 girl name
20114,3204,3155#59 girl name
20123,7553,7550#70 girl name
20133,2553,2487#95 girl name
20142,9822,9820

Want to know about the populiarty of Kayla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 329,680 babies born with the name Kayla in the United States. That's more than enough Kaylas to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1933 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Kayla" was in 1991 with a total of 18,542 babies. (That's a lot of baby Kaylas)

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kayla" ranks #57 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 52 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 7,586 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Kayla" mean?

Kayla (American): Beloved or Who is Like God?

The name "Kayla" is of American origin and it means "Beloved or Who is Like God?". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 7 other names that are similar to this one.

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alkay". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Kayla popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Kayla in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kayla

Kayla Ewell

Kayla Ewell is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Kayla was born in 1985 as Kayla Noelle Ewell in Long Beach, California, U.S.

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Past life for Kayla born May 12, 1924

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Name poster for Kayla

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