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Popularity
50k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Mikayla

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1970 5 5 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 16 16 0
1981 17 17 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 28 28 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 56 56 0
1986 61 61 0
1987 94 94 0
1988 143 143 0
1989 261 261 0
1990 295 295 0
1991 345 345 0
1992 412 412 0
1993 928 928 0
1994 1,793 1,793 0
1995 2,221 2,221 0
1996 2,284 2,284 0
1997 2,873 2,873 0
1998 3,858 3,858 0 #82 girl name
1999 3,733 3,733 0 #85 girl name
2000 3,159 3,159 0
2001 3,013 3,013 0
2002 2,736 2,736 0
2003 2,393 2,393 0
2004 2,165 2,154 11
2005 2,393 2,393 0
2006 2,250 2,250 0
2007 1,851 1,851 0
2008 1,940 1,940 0
2009 1,827 1,827 0
2010 1,720 1,720 0
2011 1,519 1,519 0
2012 1,336 1,336 0
2013 1,195 1,195 0
2014 1,026 1,026 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Mikayla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,052 babies born with the name Mikayla in the United States. That's more than enough Mikaylas to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mikayla" was in 1998 with a total of 3,858 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mikaylas)

According to the 1997 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mikayla" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oregon. Imagine that, 51 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 1997. Across the entire United States a total of 2,873 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 Mikayla popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mikayla 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!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Mikayla

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

Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

K is for kindness, you always show.

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyakim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Maiakyl". 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 Mikayla born Feb 4, 1950

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 Africa approximately on 525. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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