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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mikayla

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  • According to a user from New Zealand, the name Mikayla is of Unknown origin and means "Mikayla means Gift from god, it is the feminine version of the name Michael".
  • A submission from Indonesia says the name Mikayla means "Gift of Allah" and is of Arabic origin.
  • A user from California, United States says the name Mikayla is of Unknown origin and means "Gift of god".
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  1. A female given name, a modern spelling variant of Michaela.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1970 5 5 0
1975 6 6 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 11 11 0
1978 10 10 0
1979 14 14 0
1980 16 16 0
1981 17 17 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 28 28 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 56 56 0
1986 62 62 0
1987 94 94 0
1988 143 143 0
1989 261 261 0
1990 295 295 0
1991 344 344 0
1992 413 413 0
1993 928 928 0
1994 1,793 1,793 0
1995 2,221 2,221 0
1996 2,284 2,284 0
1997 2,873 2,873 0
1998 3,858 3,858 0 #82 girl name
1999 3,734 3,734 0 #85 girl name
2000 3,159 3,159 0
2001 3,014 3,014 0
2002 2,738 2,738 0
2003 2,393 2,393 0
2004 2,169 2,158 11
2005 2,394 2,394 0
2006 2,250 2,250 0
2007 1,852 1,852 0
2008 1,940 1,940 0
2009 1,828 1,828 0
2010 1,720 1,720 0
2011 1,522 1,522 0
2012 1,338 1,338 0
2013 1,197 1,197 0
2014 1,035 1,035 0
2015 944 944 0
2016 820 820 0
2017 792 792 0

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Popularity of Mikayla as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Mikayla

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  • How Popular is the name Mikayla? Mikayla is the 972nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mikayla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 52,636 babies born with the first name Mikayla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mikayla to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mikayla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1970 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mikayla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mikayla is Thursday, March 7th, 1963.
  • What year had the most people named Mikayla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mikayla was in 1998 with a total of 3,858 babies. That's a lot of babies named Mikayla!
  • Random Mikayla Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mikayla ranks 89th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 43 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Mikayla: Your name in reverse order is Alyakim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Klaymia. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Mikayla born Mar 9, 1951

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern China approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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