What does Ayla mean?
Ayla [ay-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.
(female) Agla, Ayna, ..
(male) Ayas, Ayle, .. Middle name pairings:
Ayla Vicky (A.V.), ..
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)
Charted below is the baby name history of Ayla for girls. Ayla entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #250 in the U.S. in 2012, and is at #265 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
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 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.See names in meaning and etymology.