Meaning and name origin
Ayla \a(y)-la\ as a girl's 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.
Ayla is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ayla for girls (2014 statistics).
Ayla is also pronounced similarly to Aalya, Aila, Aili, Ala, Alah, Alea, Ali, Alia, Alla, Alli, Allia, Ally, Alya, Eila, Ela, Ella, Eula, Ila, Illa, Iola, Ola, Olla, Oula, Ula, Ulla, Yola and Yula. Other suggested similar baby names are Al, Alle, Arla, Aya, Ayda, Byla, Kyla, Lyla, Myla, Nyla, Tyla and Xyla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ayla.