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Shayla meaning and name origin

Shayla \sha(y)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAY-lah. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Shayla is "from the fairy palace". A variant of Sheila (Irish, Gaelic) "blind". Also possibly a short form of Micheala, from Michael (Hebrew) "who is like God?" or a rhyming name based on Kayla. See also Shea. Olympic ice skating champion Shae-lyn Bourre.

Shayla has 12 variant forms: Shaela, Shae-lyn, Shaila, Shailagh, Shailyn, Shaylah, Shayleen, Shaylene, Shaylyn, Shaylynn, Shaylynne and Shealynn.

Baby names that sound like Shayla are Shaila, Shaylah, Shaela, Shyla, Sheyla and Shaylla. Other similar baby names are Sharla, Shayna, Shaya and Shayda.

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Popularity of Shayla

Shayla is a very popular first name for women (#1169 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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