What does Makayla mean?
Makayla /ma-kay-la/ as a girls' name. Makayla's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Makayla is "who is like God?". Makayla is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Mak-, of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine variant of Michael.
How popular is Makayla?
Makayla is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Makayla is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Makayla for girls. Makayla was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #37 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is currently at #123. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Kayla (#102 from current records), Mckayla (#876), Micaela, Michaela (#478), Mikaela (#573) and Mikayla (#320) are the popular varying forms of Makayla (#123 from current records) listed in the Top 1000. These relations of Makayla reached the top of their popularity in 1998 (adoption of 0.8%) and have become much less conventional since (adoption 0.504%, ▼37%). Kayla is more universally found than the rest, though Mikaela has grown trendy as well over time, while Mckayla and Micaela are now less popular. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Makayla and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Makayla▲ is pronounced similarly to Mckaylee, Michala, Michela and Miquela. Other suggested similar baby names are Jakayla▼, Magaley, Magali, Magalie, Magaly, Maggali, Magli, Mahala▼, Mahalla, Makara, Makaria, Maraya, Meeskaela, Mical, Michaila, Miguela, Mikelle, Mishaila, Mosella and Zakyla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Makayla.