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Shayla

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How popular is the baby 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 74 74 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 1,024 1,024 0
2008 963 963 0
2009 799 799 0
2010 693 693 0
2011 574 574 0
2012 470 470 0
2013 424 424 0
2014 374 374 0
2015 349 349 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Shayla baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,141 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 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shayla" ranks #107 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 8 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2003. Across the entire United States a total of 998 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Shayla popular?

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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.

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Shayla

Shayla Black
Shayla Hale
Shayla Gessler
Shayla Makeup
Shayla Mr Robot
Shayla Scarf
Shayla Somer Gibson
Shayla Stacks

Alternative Meanings

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ahylas". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shayla born Aug 7, 2012

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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 Portugal approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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