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since 1880

Makayla

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Who is like God?
  • #647 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Makayla in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1971 8 8 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 26 26 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 31 31 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 43 43 0
1986 47 47 0
1987 68 68 0
1988 92 92 0
1989 207 207 0
1990 251 251 0
1991 276 276 0
1992 415 415 0
1993 761 761 0
1994 1,503 1,503 0
1995 1,911 1,911 0
1996 2,462 2,462 0
1997 3,351 3,344 7
1998 4,376 4,364 12 #71 girl name
1999 4,797 4,790 7 #66 girl name
2000 4,926 4,917 9 #67 girl name
2001 5,330 5,315 15 #54 girl name
2002 5,483 5,476 7 #49 girl name
2003 5,589 5,580 9 #51 girl name
2004 5,690 5,662 28 #47 girl name
2005 5,736 5,722 14 #44 girl name
2006 5,650 5,643 7 #45 girl name
2007 5,426 5,420 6 #47 girl name
2008 5,950 5,944 6 #37 girl name
2009 5,264 5,257 7 #44 girl name
2010 5,398 5,388 10 #43 girl name
2011 4,452 4,444 8 #56 girl name
2012 3,762 3,762 0 #69 girl name
2013 3,278 3,278 0 #94 girl name
2014 2,571 2,571 0
2015 2,237 2,237 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Makayla baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 97,520 babies born with the name Makayla in the United States. That's more than enough Makaylas to occupy the country of Seychelles with an estimated population of 90,945 (as of August 26, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Makayla" was in 2008 with a total of 5,944 babies. (That's a lot of baby Makaylas)

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Makayla" ranks #43 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 12 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 5,330 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 Makayla popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Makayla

The name "Makayla" is of American origin, and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Makayla

Makayla Benjamin
Makayla Epps
Makayla Warren
Makayla Mckinnon
Makayla Gilliam-price
Makayla Peer
Makayla Salahi
Makayla Urban Dictionary
Makayla Marbury Softball

Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyakam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maakyla". 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 Makayla born Dec 23, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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