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95k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Makayla

  • 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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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 12 12 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 4,796 4,789 7 #66 girl name
2000 4,925 4,916 9 #67 girl name
2001 5,330 5,315 15 #54 girl name
2002 5,483 5,476 7 #49 girl name
2003 5,588 5,579 9 #51 girl name
2004 5,689 5,661 28 #47 girl name
2005 5,736 5,722 14 #44 girl name
2006 5,649 5,642 7 #45 girl name
2007 5,426 5,420 6 #47 girl name
2008 5,949 5,943 6 #37 girl name
2009 5,264 5,257 7 #44 girl name
2010 5,396 5,386 10 #43 girl name
2011 4,447 4,439 8 #56 girl name
2012 3,760 3,760 0 #69 girl name
2013 3,270 3,270 0 #94 girl name
2014 2,559 2,559 0

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 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 5,943 babies. (That's a lot of baby Makaylas)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Makayla" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 11 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 2,462 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?

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

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.

American

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.

Alternative Meanings

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for able, for you surely are.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyakam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Alyakam". 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 Feb 5, 1996

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 England approximately on 1250. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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