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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jaylah

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  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Jaylah is of English origin and means "Something Speacial".
  • A submission from Minnesota, United States says the name Jaylah means "Helping and right" and is of Hebrew origin.

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  1. A female given name

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1993 9 9 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 22 22 0
1996 26 26 0
1997 46 46 0
1998 59 59 0
1999 83 83 0
2000 100 100 0
2001 136 136 0
2002 167 167 0
2003 141 141 0
2004 164 164 0
2005 182 182 0
2006 293 293 0
2007 283 283 0
2008 360 360 0
2009 396 396 0
2010 446 446 0
2011 558 558 0
2012 677 677 0
2013 1,365 1,365 0
2014 911 911 0
2015 664 664 0
2016 543 543 0

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Popularity of Jaylah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jaylah

  • How Popular is the name Jaylah? Jaylah is the 2,881st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jaylah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,640 babies born with the first name Jaylah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jaylah to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jaylah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Jaylah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jaylah was in 2013 with a total of 1,365 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jaylah!
  • Random Jaylah Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jaylah ranks 87th in popularity as a baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, 434 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Jaylah: Your name in reverse order is Halyaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hajlya. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jaylah born Feb 13, 1974

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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