Shayla

First Name
29k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Shayla" mean? The list below shows the origins of Shayla as well as things modernly associated with the name Shayla such as celebrities named Shayla.

Origin and Meaning of Shayla

"Shayla" is a name of American origin, and it means "Combination of Shay and Layla". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name

Notable Persons With the Name Shayla

Shayla Worley is a famous person. Shayla was born on September 2nd, 1990 in Orlando, Florida.

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Shayla Beesley is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 2006. Shayla was given the name Shayla Danielle Beesley on March 30th, 1988 in Culver City, California, U.S.

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Shayla Bergeron is an athlete for the Boston Aztec (WPSL).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 5 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 6 6 0
1955 8 8 0
1957 11 11 0
1958 8 8 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 13 13 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 19 19 0
1965 13 13 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 29 29 0
1970 34 34 0
1971 164 164 0
1972 74 74 0
1973 68 68 0
1974 79 79 0
1975 108 108 0
1976 179 179 0
1977 326 326 0
1978 315 315 0
1979 303 303 0
1980 440 440 0
1981 492 492 0
1982 506 506 0
1983 533 533 0
1984 520 520 0
1985 561 556 5
1986 547 547 0
1987 583 583 0
1988 676 676 0
1989 715 710 5
1990 799 799 0
1991 851 851 0
1992 865 865 0
1993 831 831 0
1994 811 811 0
1995 846 846 0
1996 1,054 1,054 0
1997 1,041 1,041 0
1998 993 993 0
1999 1,187 1,187 0
2000 1,009 1,009 0
2001 1,052 1,052 0
2002 974 974 0
2003 998 998 0
2004 926 919 7
2005 814 814 0
2006 1,003 1,003 0
2007 1,024 1,024 0
2008 963 963 0
2009 799 799 0
2010 693 693 0
2011 574 574 0
2012 470 470 0
2013 424 424 0
2014 374 374 0
2015 349 349 0

Where is the name Shayla popular?

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Popularity of Shayla as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Shayla

  • How Popular is the name Shayla? Shayla is the 1,372nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Shayla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 29,141 babies born with the first name Shayla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Shayla to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Shayla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Shayla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Shayla is Wednesday, October 11th, 1922.
  • What year had the most people named Shayla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Shayla was in 1999 with a total of 1,187 babies. That's a lot of babies named Shayla!
  • Random Shayla Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Shayla ranks 75th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 13 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Shayla: Your name in reverse order is Alyahs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahsaly. How do you pronounce that?

What Shayla's Have Visited This Page?

What does the name Shayla mean?

Sis for special, you are, you know!

His for hope, the encouragement you give.

Ais for athleticism, embrace the competitor within

Yis for yes, always open to new possibilities

Lis for love, everlasting.

Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

Name poster for Shayla

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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.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.