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pinWhat does Cayla mean?

Cayla /cay-la/ [2 sylls.] 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.


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.

Related girl name: Kaila.

Cayla has 42 more relations 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.

Kreatif forms: Canla, Cayca, Cayna. [more]

pinHow popular is Cayla?

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 Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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 ranked in the Top 1000 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). These girl names were at the top of their popularity in the year 1999 (usage of 0.5141%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.3491%, 32.1%), 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), and 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Cayla, Bailey, Baylee, Baylie, Caleigh in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Calla, Callie, Caylee, Kaela, Kaila in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kailey, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylah, Kaylee in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylin in U.S.

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of 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.

pinSimilar 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.