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332k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Kayla

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1933 6 6 0
1935 5 5 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 9 9 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 6 6 0
1941 11 11 0
1942 13 13 0
1943 12 12 0
1944 15 15 0
1945 11 11 0
1946 23 23 0
1947 16 16 0
1948 30 30 0
1949 24 24 0
1950 37 37 0
1951 51 51 0
1952 47 47 0
1953 49 49 0
1954 60 60 0
1955 67 67 0
1956 69 69 0
1957 101 101 0
1958 103 103 0
1959 116 116 0
1960 130 130 0
1961 116 116 0
1962 166 166 0
1963 156 156 0
1964 163 163 0
1965 147 147 0
1966 145 145 0
1967 132 132 0
1968 141 141 0
1969 193 193 0
1970 159 159 0
1971 168 168 0
1972 183 183 0
1973 149 149 0
1974 181 181 0
1975 185 185 0
1976 202 202 0
1977 226 226 0
1978 237 237 0
1979 256 256 0
1980 313 313 0
1981 318 318 0
1982 2,274 2,274 0
1983 3,533 3,527 6 #81 girl name
1984 2,689 2,681 8 #100 girl name
1985 2,623 2,607 16
1986 4,672 4,657 15 #64 girl name
1987 10,592 10,575 17 #27 girl name
1988 13,476 13,430 46 #20 girl name
1989 14,948 14,901 47 #20 girl name
1990 17,555 17,536 19 #14 girl name
1991 18,577 18,542 35 #12 girl name
1992 16,549 16,515 34 #13 girl name
1993 15,472 15,448 24 #16 girl name
1994 15,907 15,885 22 #12 girl name
1995 16,105 16,085 20 #11 girl name
1996 15,290 15,268 22 #11 girl name
1997 13,899 13,885 14 #12 girl name
1998 13,438 13,422 16 #12 girl name
1999 13,313 13,289 24 #13 girl name
2000 13,328 13,311 17 #13 girl name
2001 11,906 11,889 17 #17 girl name
2002 11,322 11,308 14 #19 girl name
2003 10,972 10,949 23 #16 girl name
2004 9,805 9,765 40 #18 girl name
2005 8,634 8,614 20 #25 girl name
2006 8,223 8,223 0 #26 girl name
2007 7,587 7,573 14 #26 girl name
2008 6,837 6,828 9 #28 girl name
2009 5,838 5,832 6 #35 girl name
2010 5,056 5,048 8 #49 girl name
2011 4,325 4,320 5 #59 girl name
2012 3,760 3,760 0 #70 girl name
2013 3,259 3,252 7 #95 girl name
2014 2,997 2,997 0
2015 2,718 2,718 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Kayla baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 332,441 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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kayla" ranks #26 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 456 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of 5,056 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Kayla popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Kayla" mean? The list below shows the origins of Kayla as well as things modernly associated with the name Kayla such as celebrities named Kayla.

Origin and Meaning of Kayla

The name "Kayla" is of American origin, and it means "Beloved or Who is Like God?". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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Alternative Meanings

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Laaky". 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.

Past life for Kayla born Jan 29, 1981

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 Austria approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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