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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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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 5 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 8 8 0
1957 11 11 0
1958 8 8 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 13 13 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 19 19 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 34 34 0
1971 164 164 0
1972 73 73 0
1973 68 68 0
1974 79 79 0
1975 108 108 0
1976 179 179 0
1977 326 326 0
1978 315 315 0
1979 303 303 0
1980 440 440 0
1981 492 492 0
1982 506 506 0
1983 533 533 0
1984 520 520 0
1985 561 556 5
1986 547 547 0
1987 583 583 0
1988 676 676 0
1989 715 710 5
1990 799 799 0
1991 851 851 0
1992 865 865 0
1993 831 831 0
1994 811 811 0
1995 846 846 0
1996 1,054 1,054 0
1997 1,041 1,041 0
1998 993 993 0
1999 1,187 1,187 0
2000 1,009 1,009 0
2001 1,052 1,052 0
2002 974 974 0
2003 998 998 0
2004 926 919 7
2005 814 814 0
2006 1,003 1,003 0
2007 1,022 1,022 0
2008 963 963 0
2009 798 798 0
2010 691 691 0
2011 574 574 0
2012 470 470 0
2013 422 422 0
2014 373 373 0

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 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shayla" ranks #100 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 11 babies in District of Columbia have the same name as you in 1999. Across the entire United States a total of 1,187 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 Shayla popular?

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 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 "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 smile, it gives you face value.

H is for honest, something you hold dear.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

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

Your name in reverse order is "Alyahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Laaysh". 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 Nov 3, 1932

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 Ukraine approximately on 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Shayla

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