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What does Cayla mean?

Cayla \ca(y)-la\ as a girls' name is pronounced KAY-lah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cayla is "slim and fair". From Caoilainn. Also possibly from the Yiddish name Kelila meaning "crown of laurel", or used as a short form of Michaela. Variant of Kayla. Cayley and other variants follow the rhyming patterns of Bailey and Kaylee.


Variations

Cayla has 22 variants: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh, Caley, Callie, Caylee, Cayleen, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kailie, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh and Kayley.

For more on this name, see also the related girl name Kaila.

Cayla has 42 more related variations via Bailey, Caoilainn, Cayley, Kayla, Kaylee, Kelila, Michaela: Baily, Bali, Bayla, Baylee, Bayley, Baylie, Bayly, Caelan, Caelyn, Caihla, Cala, Calla, Ceili, Kaala, Kaela, Kaelah, Kaeli, Kahla, Kaila, Kailah, Kaili, Kalae, Kalah, Kalla, Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kaylha, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kaylla, Kaylyn, Keyla, Kyla, Kyle, Makayla, Makyla, Mckayla, Mikayla and Mikyla.


Popularity

Cayla is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4172 out of 4276, Top 98%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Cayla for girls. Cayla was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #509 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cayla name in U.S.

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

Popular related forms of Cayla are Bailey (#104 last year), Baylee (#361), Baylie, Caleigh, Calla, Callie (#186), Caylee (#676), Kaela, Kaila, Kailey (#476), Kaleigh (#902), Kayla (#102), Kaylah, Kaylee (#52), Kayleigh (#278), Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie (#517), Kaylin (#547), Kaylyn, Keyla (#867), Kyla (#359), Kyle, Makayla (#123), Mckayla (#876), Michaela (#478) and Mikayla (#320). This girl name was at the top of its popularity in 1999 and has become much less popular since, with forms such as Caleigh, Caylee, Kaleigh, Kaylyn and Mckayla becoming somewhat outmoded. The most trendy names for newborns in this list are Bailey (#104), Baylee (#361), Callie (#186), Kaylee (#52) and Kayleigh (#278). There is also a rebound in baby name popularity for Callie. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Cayla and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Bailey, Baylee, Baylie, Caleigh, Calla, Callie, Cayla, Caylee, Kaela, Kaila in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kailey, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylah, Kaylee, Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaylyn, Keyla, Kyla, Kyle, Makayla, Mckayla, Michaela, Mikayla in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Makayla, Michaela, Mikayla outside U.S.


Similar Names

Cayla is alike in pronunciation to Cali, Calli, Callia, Cally, Chela and Kala. Other suggested similar baby names are Cal, Camyla, Carla, Ceila, Cela, Cilla, Dayla, Gayla, Jayla, Layla, Rayla and Tayla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cayla.

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