Makayla

First Name
101k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Makayla mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Makayla

"Makayla" is a name of American origin, and it means "Who is like God?". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, a modern variant of Michaela

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1971 8 8 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 9 9 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 14 14 0
1979 13 13 0
1980 18 18 0
1981 26 26 0
1982 17 17 0
1983 31 31 0
1984 43 43 0
1985 44 44 0
1986 47 47 0
1987 68 68 0
1988 92 92 0
1989 207 207 0
1990 251 251 0
1991 276 276 0
1992 415 415 0
1993 761 761 0
1994 1,503 1,503 0
1995 1,911 1,911 0
1996 2,462 2,462 0
1997 3,352 3,345 7
1998 4,377 4,365 12 #71 girl name
1999 4,797 4,790 7 #66 girl name
2000 4,926 4,917 9 #67 girl name
2001 5,332 5,317 15 #54 girl name
2002 5,483 5,476 7 #49 girl name
2003 5,589 5,580 9 #51 girl name
2004 5,691 5,663 28 #47 girl name
2005 5,737 5,723 14 #44 girl name
2006 5,654 5,647 7 #45 girl name
2007 5,428 5,422 6 #47 girl name
2008 5,955 5,949 6 #37 girl name
2009 5,271 5,264 7 #44 girl name
2010 5,403 5,393 10 #43 girl name
2011 4,457 4,449 8 #56 girl name
2012 3,767 3,767 0 #70 girl name
2013 3,287 3,287 0 #94 girl name
2014 2,582 2,582 0
2015 2,252 2,252 0
2016 1,925 1,925 0
2017 1,492 1,492 0

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Popularity of Makayla as a first name

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Common last names for Makayla

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Fun Facts about the name Makayla

  • What name lists does Makayla rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Makayla? Makayla is the 640th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Makayla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 101,012 babies born with the first name Makayla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Makayla to occupy the country of Kiribati with an estimated population of 101,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Makayla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Makayla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Makayla is Saturday, October 19th, 1968.
  • What year had the most people named Makayla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Makayla was in 2008 with a total of 5,949 babies. That's a lot of babies named Makayla!
  • Random Makayla Factoid: According to the 2003 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Makayla ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 13 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 2003.
  • Weird things about the name Makayla: Your name in reverse order is Alyakam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aakalym. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.