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What does Jayla mean?

Jayla Pronunciation of Jayla [jay-la] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Jayla means "blue crested bird". Jayla is a version of Jay (Latin).

Associated with: blue, bird.


Jayla has 2 variants: Jaylah and Jeyla.

8 more relations via Jay: Jae, Jalin, Jaya, Jaycie, Jaye, Jaylan, Jaylene and Jey.

Creative forms:
(female) Jela, Joala, ..

(male) Jayjar, Jayly, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jayla Taylin (J.T.), ..

How popular is Jayla?

Jayla is a rare first name for females. Jayla is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Jayla was first listed in 1991 and reached its apex rank of #99 in the U.S. in 2006, and is at #238 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Jayla (#238 a year ago) are Jay, Jaya (#1626 a year ago), Jaycie (#1968), Jaye, Jaylah (#483) and Jaylene (#708). Usage of these forms of Jayla was more pronounced among parents in the year 2006 (usage of 0.25%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.14%, down 42.9%). Jayla is the firm favorite, although Jaylene seems to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jayla, Jay, Jaya, Jaycie, Jaye in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jaylah, Jaylene in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Jayla is pronounced similarly to Geela, Giula, Jaeleah, Jalea, Jaylee, Jilli, Jilly, Jiulia, Jiyulia, Joela, Joella, Joely, Jola, Joli, Joly, Juli, Julia, Jullia, Jully and July. Other suggested similar names are Baila, Bayla, Caila, Cala, Carla, Cayla, Dayla, Earla, Gala, Gayla, Jadra, Jael, Jaffa, Jaida, Jaina, Jakayla, Jamela, Jamia, Janea, Janela, Jania, Janna, Jayda, Jayde, Jayel, Jayil, Jayna, Jayne, Jayni, Jazma, Jyl, Jyll, Kaela, Kala, Kalla, Kamyla, Karla, Katla, Kayla, Kaylla, Keyla, Kyla, Laila, Layla, Myla, Naila, Nyla, Paola, Pavla, Rayla, Shyla, Skyla, Tayla, Twyla and Vala. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jayla.

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