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What does Jakayla mean?

Jakayla Pronunciation of Jakayla [jakay-la] as a girls' name is of American origin. Jakayla is a variant form of Ja- (American).


6 alternative forms via Ja-: Jakira, Jakisha, Jakiya, Jalaina, Jalayna and Jaral.

Creative forms:
(female) Jakayda, Jakayna, ..

(male) Jakayce, Jakayor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jakayla Whitley (J.W.), ..

How popular is Jakayla?

Jakayla is an uncommon first name for females. Jakayla is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Jakayla entered the list in 1996 and reached its top rank of #670 in the U.S. in the year 2009, and is currently at #1368. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakayla name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Jakiya is the only other prominent variation form of Jakayla (#1368 last year) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Jaral, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Jakayla was widespread among parents a decade ago (average #1335) and has become significantly reduced since (#1684, 64%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jakayla, Jakiya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jakayla and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bayla, Camala, Camyla, Cayla, Damalla, Dayla, Gavryla (see Gavrila), Gayla, Jaklyn, Jamaeca, Jamaica, Jamaika (see Jamaica), Jameela, Jameila, Jamela, Jamila, Jamilla, Janaea, Janay, Janaya, Janaye, Janela, Janella, Jardyna (see Jardina), Jaya, Jayda, Jayla, Jaylah, Jaylan, Jayna, Jemayka (see Jamaica), Jeyla, Julayna, Kaala, Kamyla, Kayla, Latoyla, Layla, Macaela, Mackayla, Mahala, Mahalla, Makayla, Makyla, Mckayla, Mikaela, Mikayla, Mikhayla, Mikyla, Mykala, Natala, Pamala, Pamalla, Panfyla (see Panphila), Rafaela, Rayla, Samala, Shayla, Skyla, Tayla and Zakyla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jakayla.

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