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What does Kaela mean?

Kaela \ka(e)-la\ as a girls' name. Kaela's roots are Hebrew, Hawaiian, Irish and Gaelic, and Kaela means "the laurel crown; style". Kaela is a derivative of Kaila (Hebrew, Hawaiian): see also Cayla and Kayla.


Kaela has 20 variants: Caela, Caihla, Caila, Cala, Calla, Cayla, Caylie, Kaala, Kaelah, Kahla, Kailagh, Kailah, Kalae, Kalah, Kalla, Kaylah, Kaylha, Kaylie, Kaylla and Keyla.

Kaela has 3 more related forms via Kaila, Kayla: Kayle, Kaylin and Kaylyn.


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

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Kaela for girls. Kaela was first listed in 1990 and reached its highest position of #648 in the U.S. in 1996, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kaela name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Kaela and corresponding names. Kayla (#102 the previous year), Kaylie (#517), Kaylin (#547), Keyla (#867), Kaylyn, Kaylah, Kaila, Calla and Cayla are the prominent related forms of Kaela. Adoption of these girl names reached its highest in the year 1999 (usage of 0.4143%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1967%, down 52.5%), with the versions Kaylyn, Cayla, Kaila, Kaela and Kaylah becoming somewhat dated. Kayla (#102), Kaylie (#517) and Kaylin (#547) are three of the more chic girl names here. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Calla, Cayla, Kaela, Kaila, Kayla, Kaylah, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kaylyn, Keyla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kaela is 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, Klea, Kyel and Laela. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kaela.