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Popularity
29k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Shayla

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #1358 All Time
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How popular is the name "Shayla" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1950550
1953880
1954660
1955880
195711110
1958880
1960990
196110100
196213130
1963770
196419190
196513130
196613130
196715150
196820200
196929290
197034340
19711641640
197273730
197368680
197479790
19751081080
19761791790
19773263260
19783153150
19793033030
19804404400
19814924920
19825065060
19835335330
19845205200
19855615565
19865475470
19875835830
19886766760
19897157105
19907997990
19918518510
19928658650
19938318310
19948118110
19958468460
19961,0541,0540
19971,0411,0410
19989939930
19991,1871,1870
20001,0091,0090
20011,0521,0520
20029749740
20039989980
20049269197
20058148140
20061,0031,0030
20071,0221,0220
20089639630
20097987980
20106916910
20115745740
20124704700
20134224220
20143733730

Want to know about the populiarty of Shayla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,783 babies born with the name Shayla in the United States. That's more than enough Shaylas to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shayla" was in 1999 with a total of 1,187 babies. (That's a lot of baby Shaylas)

According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shayla" ranks #101 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 10 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1996. Across the entire United States a total of 1,054 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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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shayla in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Shayla

The name "Shayla" is of American origin, and it means "Combination of Shay and Layla". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Shayla Worley

Shayla Worley is a gymnast. Shayla was born in 1990 in Orlando, Florida.

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Alternative Meanings

S is for self respect, a solid score here.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sayalh". 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 Shayla born May 16, 1945

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 USA South-West approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

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 task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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