Meaning and name origin
Kaela \ka(e)-la\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew, Hawaiian, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kaela is "the laurel crown; style". Kaela is a variant of Kaila (Hebrew, Hawaiian): see also Cayla and Kayla.
Kaela is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kaela for girls. Kaela reached its highest rank of #648 in the U.S. in 1996. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kaela and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kayla (#102), Kaylie (#517), Keyla (#867), Kaylah, Kaila, Cayla, Kaela and Calla. (2014 statistics).
Kaela▼ is also pronounced similarly to Chela, Kaelee, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kahli, Kaili, Kala▼, Kalea, Kali▲, Kalia, Kalli, Kally, Kaly, Kaylea, Kayli▼, Keala, Keela, Keeli, Keelia, Keely▼, Keila and Kyla▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Kaeya, Kahle, Kalle, Karla▼, Katla, Kayle, Klea, Kyel and Laela. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kaela.