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2k
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since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Shakayla

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  • A user from Oregon, United States says the name Shakayla is of American origin and means "Gift of God and pretty also one more thing is a kind person".
  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Shakayla means "A gift ? from God to your parents" and is of Jamaican origin.
  • According to a user from Georgia, United States, the name Shakayla is of Arabic origin and means "Pretty".
  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Shakayla is of Arabic origin and means "Pretty".
  • A submission from New York, United States says the name Shakayla means "Pretty" and is of Arabic origin.
Other origins: English

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Alt. Meaning

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

K is for kindle, the warmth in others.

A is for assertive, a great leader

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

A is for attractive, inside and out

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 7 7 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 5 5 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 11 11 0
1988 23 23 0
1989 25 25 0
1990 36 36 0
1991 59 59 0
1992 80 80 0
1993 80 80 0
1994 66 66 0
1995 70 70 0
1996 81 81 0
1997 83 83 0
1998 79 79 0
1999 88 88 0
2000 105 105 0
2001 101 101 0
2002 83 83 0
2003 76 76 0
2004 78 78 0
2005 68 68 0
2006 62 62 0
2007 67 67 0
2008 64 64 0
2009 49 49 0
2010 36 36 0
2011 30 30 0
2012 13 13 0
2013 20 20 0
2014 11 11 0
2015 19 19 0
2016 15 15 0
2017 16 16 0

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Popularity of Shakayla as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shakayla

  • How Popular is the name Shakayla? Shakayla is the 7,462nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shakayla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,718 babies born with the first name Shakayla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shakayla to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shakayla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Shakayla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shakayla was in 2000 with a total of 105 babies.
  • Random Shakayla Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shakayla is not a popular baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Shakayla: Your name in reverse order is Alyakahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Slaakyha. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Shakayla born Oct 10, 1966

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 Ireland approximately on 925. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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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).