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What does Ayla mean?

Ayla Pronunciation of Ayla as a girls' name is pronounced AY-lah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ayla is "deer or gazelle". Variant of Ayala. Literary: Ayla is the heroine of Jean Auel's "Clan of the Cave Bear" series.


ASSOCIATED WITH deer, literary, heroine, clan (surname)




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How popular is Ayla?

Ayla is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#124872 out of 150436, Top 83%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Ayla entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #250 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #260 currently. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ayla name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ayla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ayla is alike in pronunciation to Aaliya, Ailey, Ailie, Ailli, Alaia, Aleah, Aleea, Aley, Alia, Alie, Allia, Ally, Alya, Eila, Eilah, Elia, Elli, Elly, Huela, Illia, Olla, Ula, Ulli, Willa and Yola. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abila, Abra, Ada, Adia, Al, Alfa, Alle, Allta, Alta, Alyda, Alyza, Anela, Ania, Anya, Ara, Arda, Arla, Arya, Asha, Asia, Aura, Aya, Ayda, Ayisa, Aylin, Aysha, Ayva, Azia, Beyla, Byla, Cala, Cayla, Cela, Dela, Hala, Jola, Kyla, Lela, Lila, Lola, Lyla, Myla, Nela, Nola, Nyla, Orla, Tayla, Tyla, Vala and Xyla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ayla.

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