Cayla

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Cayla

"Cayla" is a name of Hebrew origin, and it means "Crown of Laurel". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Cayla

Cayla George is a basketball player for the Phoenix Mercury, Australian Institute of Sport (WNBL team), Adelaide Lightning, Logan Thunder (QBL), Pays d'Aix Basket 13, and Townsville Fire in the Women's National Basketball Association. They have been prominent since 2005. Cayla was born on May 1st, 1989 in Mount Barker, South Australia.

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Jade McNelis is an independent music singer-songwriter. She plays Piano. Jade was given the name Cayla Jade in 1986 in Taiwan.

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How popular is the baby name Cayla in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1956 7 7 0
1961 5 5 0
1963 5 5 0
1966 5 5 0
1967 6 6 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 6 6 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 5 5 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 7 7 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 15 15 0
1980 10 10 0
1981 13 13 0
1982 71 71 0
1983 93 93 0
1984 75 75 0
1985 88 88 0
1986 146 146 0
1987 290 290 0
1988 324 324 0
1989 377 377 0
1990 431 431 0
1991 463 463 0
1992 410 410 0
1993 433 433 0
1994 400 400 0
1995 456 456 0
1996 438 438 0
1997 420 420 0
1998 439 439 0
1999 469 469 0
2000 425 425 0
2001 421 421 0
2002 385 385 0
2003 351 351 0
2004 331 331 0
2005 306 306 0
2006 300 300 0
2007 234 234 0
2008 256 256 0
2009 283 283 0
2010 220 220 0
2011 195 195 0
2012 211 211 0
2013 162 162 0
2014 156 156 0
2015 120 120 0
2016 99 99 0
2017 67 67 0

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Popularity of Cayla as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Cayla

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  • How Popular is the name Cayla? Cayla is the 2,419th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Cayla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,475 babies born with the first name Cayla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Cayla to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Cayla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1956 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Cayla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Cayla is Tuesday, October 25th, 1949.
  • What year had the most people named Cayla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Cayla was in 1999 with a total of 469 babies.
  • Random Cayla Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Cayla is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Cayla: Your name in reverse order is Alyac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ycaal. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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