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What does Caihla mean?

Caihla Pronunciation of Caihla [caih-la] as a name for girls means "slim and fair". Caihla is an alternate spelling of Kayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn.

Associated with: fair (beautiful).


Caihla has 21 variants: Caela, Caila, Cala, Calla, Cayla, Caylie, Kaala, Kaela, Kaelah, Kahla, Kaila, Kailagh, Kailah, Kalae, Kalah, Kalla, Kaylah, Kaylha, Kaylie, Kaylla and Keyla.

Creative forms:
(female) Caihra, Cola, ..

(male) Caihan, Caihli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caihla Kya (C.K.), ..

How popular is Caihla?

Caihla is an uncommon first name for women. Caihla is a rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Caihla (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Calla (#1565 last year), Cayla (#1731), Caylie, Kaela, Kaila (#1558), Kailah, Kayla (#115), Kaylah (#1684), Kaylie (#551) and Keyla (#807). Other variants, like Kaylha, are seldom used. These relations of Caihla were at the peak of their popularity 2 decades ago (median #1071) and are now much less widespread (#1401, 83.1%). Kayla is more universally found than the rest, although Keyla appears to be gaining favor too, while forms like Kaela have lost favor. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calla, Cayla, Caylie, Kaela, Kaila in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kailah, Kayla, Kaylah, Kaylie, Keyla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caihla is alike in pronunciation to Cahlie, Cailey, Cailie, Cali, Calli, Callia, Cally, Caylia, Chela, Kahli, Kaili, Kala, Keila and Quilla. Other recommended names are Baila, Cadhla, Caitlan, Cal, Camala, Camela, Camila, Camilla, Camyla, Carla, Carlla, Carola, Casha, Catha, Cathia, Ceil, Ceila, Ceili, Ceilia, Cela, Chella, Cile, Cili, Cilia, Cilla, Cilly, Csilla, Cushla, Gaila, Laila and Naila. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caihla.

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