in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
19984,3764,36412#71 girl name
19994,7964,7897#66 girl name
20004,9254,9169#67 girl name
20015,3305,31515#54 girl name
20025,4835,4767#49 girl name
20035,5885,5799#51 girl name
20045,6895,66128#47 girl name
20055,7365,72214#44 girl name
20065,6495,6427#45 girl name
20075,4265,4206#47 girl name
20085,9495,9436#37 girl name
20095,2645,2577#44 girl name
20105,3965,38610#43 girl name
20114,4474,4398#56 girl name
20123,7603,7600#69 girl name
20133,2703,2700#94 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Makayla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 95,249 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 first appeared 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 5,943 babies. (That's a lot of baby Makaylas)

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Makayla" ranks #37 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 96 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 4,925 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 "Makayla" mean?

Makayla (American): Who is like God?

The name "Makayla" is of American origin and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyakam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ymaaakl". 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 Makayla popular?

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

Past life for Makayla born Feb 5, 2001

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 New Zealand approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

Name poster for Makayla

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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.

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