What does Caela mean?
Caela \ca(e)-la\ as a name for girls is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Caela is "slim and fair". Caela is a form of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Caela is also a variation of Kayla (Irish, Gaelic).
Caela has 37 variants: 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 and Keyla.
Caela is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Caela is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Kaylee (#52 last year), Kayla (#102), Callie (#186), Kayleigh (#278), Kailey (#476), Kaylie (#517), Kaylin (#547), Caylee (#676), Keyla (#867), Kaleigh (#902), Cayla, Kaylyn, Calla, Kaela, Kayley, Caleigh, Kaila and Kaylah are the popular varying forms of Caela (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest in 1999 (usage of 0.4708%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.2998%, down 36.3%), with versions such as Caylee, Kaylyn, Kaleigh, Caleigh and Kayley falling out of fashion. The trendier names for newborns in this compilation are Callie (#186), Kaylee (#52), Kayleigh (#278), Kayla (#102) and Kailey (#476), and there is also a resurgence in birth name usage for Callie. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Caela and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Caela is alike in pronunciation to Cali, Calli, Callia, Cally, Chela, Chelo, Kaeli, Kala▼ and Keela. Other recommended 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.