What does Mikayla mean?
Mikayla /mi-kay-la/ as a name for girls. Mikayla's root is Hebrew, and the name Mikayla means "who is like God?". Mikayla is a variant form, with the prefix Mik-, of Michaela (Hebrew): Latin feminine transcription of Michael.
How popular is Mikayla?
Mikayla is a rare first name for women. Mikayla is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Mikayla for girls. Mikayla entered the list in 1990 and reached its top rank of #82 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is presently at #320. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Mikayla and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Mikayla (#320 a year ago) are Kayla (#102 a year ago), Makayla (#123), Michaela (#478), Mikaela (#573), Mckayla (#876) and Micaela. Other variants, like Miguela, are seldom used. These relations of Mikayla were at the height of their popularity in 1998 (adoption of 0.8%) and have become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.5%, 37% less), with the versions Mckayla and Micaela becoming less in vogue. Kayla has historically been popular among parents, although Mikayla seems to be gaining popularity too. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Mikayla▲ is alike in pronunciation to Mckaylee, Michala, Michela and Miquela. Other recommended similar baby names are Jakayla▼, Magali, Magaly, Magli, Meeskaela, Mical, Michael▼, Michaele, Michal, Michele▼, Michell▼, Michella, Micole, Mischaela, Moisella and Mosella. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mikayla.