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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kaila

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A rare name of Yiddish origin (קיילה (kaila)), but in modern use a spelling variant of Kayla or Kyla.

  1. A female given name.

Kaila was also found in the following language(s): Finnish and Hawaiian

Notable Persons Named Kaila

Kaila Yu is a singing, songwriter, actor, singer, and actress. Kaila was given the name Elaine Yang on May 16th, 1979 in Taipei. Kaila is also known as Yang and Elaine.

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Kaila was born on May 5th, 1986.

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His career lasted from 1999 to 1999. Naren was given the name Kaila in 1983 in Shiva-6, Tamku, Sankhuwasabha, Nepal.

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Kaila Sciascia is a sports team member for the New Jersey Wildcats.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kaila

Bairagi was given the name Til Bikram Nembang Limbu on August 9th, 1939 in Pouwa Sartap Village of Panchthar District, Nepal.

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His career lasted from 1999 to 1999. Naren was given the name Kaila in 1983 in Shiva-6, Tamku, Sankhuwasabha, Nepal.

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Osmo was born on May 11th, 1916 in Helsinki. He died on June 3rd, 1991.

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Karan was born on September 8th, 1994 in Patiala, India.

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Erkki was born on June 2nd, 1867. He passed away on December 9th, 1944.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1964 12 12 0
1967 10 10 0
1969 8 8 0
1970 9 9 0
1971 11 11 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 14 14 0
1976 11 11 0
1977 13 13 0
1978 23 23 0
1979 30 30 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 30 30 0
1982 88 88 0
1983 107 107 0
1984 107 107 0
1985 125 125 0
1986 177 177 0
1987 318 318 0
1988 391 391 0
1989 497 497 0
1990 575 575 0
1991 698 698 0
1992 586 586 0
1993 593 593 0
1994 579 579 0
1995 632 632 0
1996 598 598 0
1997 580 580 0
1998 554 554 0
1999 544 544 0
2000 600 600 0
2001 508 508 0
2002 491 491 0
2003 487 487 0
2004 430 430 0
2005 378 378 0
2006 356 356 0
2007 392 392 0
2008 324 324 0
2009 251 251 0
2010 246 246 0
2011 214 214 0
2012 198 198 0
2013 165 165 0
2014 185 185 0
2015 140 140 0
2016 162 162 0
2017 133 133 0

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Popularity of Kaila as a first name

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Popularity of Kaila as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kaila U.S.
  White 14.51% 64.26%
  African American 13.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 65.28% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kaila

People with the last name Kaila are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kaila

  • How Popular is the name Kaila? Kaila is the 2,106th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kaila was the 94,730th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kaila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 13,635 babies born with the first name Kaila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kaila to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kaila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1964 when it was given as a first name to 12 new born babies.
  • When was Kaila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kaila is Sunday, December 3rd, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Kaila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kaila was in 1991 with a total of 698 babies.
  • Random Kaila Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kaila ranks 84th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 11 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Kaila: Your name in reverse order is Aliak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Likaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kaila? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 193 people with the last name Kaila.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kaila? Kaila is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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