Meaning and name origin
Caela \ca(e)-la\ as a girl's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Caela is "slim and fair". Caela is a variant of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Also a variant of Kayla (Irish, Gaelic): also used as a modern variant of Kayley and Katherine, or as a diminutive of Michaela.
Caela has 37 variant forms: Caihla, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Cala, Caleigh▼, Caley, Calla, Callie▲, Caylee▼, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaala, Kaela▼, Kaelah, Kahla, Kaila▼, Kailagh, Kailah, Kaileigh, Kailey▼, Kailie, Kalae, Kalah, Kaleigh▼, Kalla, Kaylah▼, Kaylee▲, Kayleigh▲, Kayley▼, Kaylha, Kaylie▲, Kaylla, Keyla.
Caela 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 a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Caela and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kaylee (#52), Kayla (#102), Callie (#186), Kayleigh (#278), Kailey (#476), Kaylie (#517), Caylee (#676), Keyla (#867), Kaleigh (#902), Kayley, Calla, Kaylah, Kaila, Caleigh, Kaela and Cayla. (2014 statistics).
Caela is also pronounced similarly to Cali▲, Calli, Callia, Cally, Chela, Chelo, Kaeli, Kala▼ and Keela. Other suggested similar baby names are Caelan, Caera, Cal, Camela, Carla▼, Ceila, Cela, Cele, Celia▼, Chel, Chele, Chell, Chella, Cilla, Claea, Clea, Coel and Laela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caela.