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What does Caila mean?

Caila Pronunciation of Caila [caila] as a name for girls. Caila means "slim and fair". Caila is a variant form of Cayla (Irish, Gaelic): from Caoilainn. Caila is also a variant of Kayla (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: fair (beautiful).


Caila has 37 variants: Caela, Caihla, 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.

1 more relation via Cayla, Kayla: Kayle.

Creative forms:
(female) Caica, Casla, ..

(male) Caica, Caiva, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caila Bree (C.B.), ..

How popular is Caila?

Caila is an uncommon first name for women. Caila is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Kaylee (#61 via latest list), Kayla (#115), Callie (#196), Kayleigh (#326), Kailey (#532), Kaylie (#551), Keyla (#807), Caylee (#840), Kaleigh (#1051), Caleigh (#1261), Kaila (#1558), Calla (#1565), Kayley (#1627), Kaylah (#1684), Cayla (#1731), Kaileigh, Kailah, Caley, Cayleigh, Kayle, Caylie, Cayley, Cailey and Kaela are the prominent alternative forms of Caila (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Kaala, are uncommon. These relations of Caila were popular as baby names 2 decades ago (median #1101) and are now significantly less common (#1329, 54.8% less usage), with forms like Caylee becoming somewhat dated. Callie, Keyla and Kayleigh are three of the more chic girl names here. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cailey, Caleigh, Caley, Calla, Callie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cayla, Caylee, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaela, Kaila, Kailah, Kaileigh, Kailey in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayleigh, Kayley, Kaylie, Keyla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Similar Names

Caila is alike in pronunciation to Cahlie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Callee, Calley, Calli, Callia, Cally, Chela, Colly, Kaeli, Kailee, Kala, Kalea, Kali, Kalia, Kaly, Kaylea, Kayli, Keela, Keilah, Kilea, Kyla and Quilla. Other recommended names are Baila, Cadhla, Caelan, Cai, Caisi, Caitlan, Cal, Calina, Camala, Camila, Canda, Canna, Carla, Carle, Carly, Casia, Ceil, Ceila, Ceili, Ceilia, Cela, Cile, Cili, Cilia, Cilla, Csilla, Dalila, Dalla, Darla, Dila, Eila, Fila, Gaila, Galla, Gila, Hala, Kalila, Kamila, Karla, Laela, Laila, Naila, Nila, Odila, Paola, Pavla, Raula, Rayla, Seila and Tsila. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caila.

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