What does Ayala mean?
Ayala [ay-ala] as a girls' name is pronounced ay-AL-ah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ayala is "deer or gazelle". The name of a 17th-century Spanish saint.
Ayala has 1 variant: Ayla▲.Creative forms:
(female) Arala, Ayalan, ..
(male) Ayalao, Ayama, .. Middle name pairings:
Ayala Aleah (A.A.), ..
How popular is Ayala?
Ayala is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#449 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. The only popular variation form of Ayala (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Ayla (#265 in 2015). Adoption of this relation of Ayala reached its highest 3 years ago (#250) and has remained as widespread to this day (#265, down 6.9%). Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Ayala and corresponding names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Ayala is alike in pronunciation to Aalya, Aila, Ala, Alah, Alais, Alaya▲, Alayah▲, Ali, Alia▲, Alla, Alli, Allia, Ally, Alya, Eila, Ella▲, Huela, Ila▼, Illa, Iola▼, Ola▼, Olla, Ulla, Yola and Yula. Other suggested similar names are Adala, Adali, Adalia, Adana, Adara, Addala, Adela, Adila, Ahava, Alala, Alana▲, Amada, Amahla, Amaia, Amala, Amaly, Anaca, Anafa, Analia▼, Anaya▲, Arela, Aryana▲, Ashla, Atalia, Atara, Avana, Avila, Ayana, Ayanna▼, Ayda, Ayisa, Aysha, Azalea▲, Byla, Cala, Fiala, Gala, Hala, Kaala, Kala▼, Keala, Lala, Lyla▲, Mykala, Myla▲, Myrla, Nuala, Nyla▲, Tyla and Vala. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ayala.See names in meaning and etymology.