What does Ayla mean?
Ayla \a(y)-la\ 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.
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)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Ayla for girls. Ayla entered the list in 1990 and reached its apex position of #250 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #277 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Ayla is alike in pronunciation 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.