Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Jakayla (#1368 IN 2015), Jakiya, Jaleesa, Jalessa, Jalisa, Jalissa, Jaliyah (#583) and Jalyn are the popular alternative forms of Jalayna (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Jalaine, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Jalayna was at its peak in 2009 (AVERAGE #1551) and is somewhat less today (#1743, 47.3% LESS USAGE), with forms like Jalisa becoming less trendy. Jakayla has been the most well-known version, though Jaliyah is currently the preferred form. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)
Jalayna is pronounced similarly to Jaelana, Jelani, Jilana, Jiliana, Jillana, Jolana, Jolanna, Jolena, Jolina, Jolyna, Julayna, Julena, Juliana▲, Julianna▲, Julina, Julyana, Julyanna and Jyllina. Other recommended names are Alayna▲, Dalanna, Delayna, Elayna, Jaelyn, Jalin, Jaline, Janaya, Jardyna (see Jardina), Jaylan, Jaylynn, Jayna, Jillayne, Jolaine, Jolan, Jolanne, Jolyn, Jolyne, Jolynn, Julaine, Julyne (see Julia), Kalana, Malana, Marlayna, Talanna and Telayna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jalayna.See names in meaning and etymology.