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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #211 most popular

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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 kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

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

How popular is the name "Kayla" in the U.S.?


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 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Kayla" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 86 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 2,623 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Kayla

Kayla Ewell

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


Past life for Kayla born Dec 20, 1958

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 Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.