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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 Michaela, 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.

Shayla is also pronounced similarly to Shaili, Shalia, Shaylagh, Shaylee, Shaylla, Sheela, Shela, Shella, Sheyla, Shiela, Shila, Shilla, Shula, Shyla, Shylah and Shylo. Other suggested similar baby names are Sharla, Shaya, Shayda, Shayna and Skyla.


Shayla is a very popular first name for females (#1169 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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