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What does Bayla mean?

Bayla Pronunciation of Bayla as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Bayla means "berry clearing; bailiff; city fortification". Bayla is an alternate form of Bailey (Old English): occupational name.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, berry (tree)


VARIANTS Bayly, Baylie, Bayley, Bayleigh, Baylee, Bali, Baleigh, Baily, Bailly, Baillie, Bailley, Bailie, Baileigh, Bailei, Bailee

(female) Bayba, ..

(male) Bayer, ..

Bayla Moriah (B.M.), ..

How popular is Bayla?

Bayla is a rare first name for women. Bayla is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Bailee (#627 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Baileigh, Bailey (#133), Bailie, Baily, Baleigh, Baylee (#572), Bayleigh (#1318), Bayley and Baylie are the prominent related forms of Bayla (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Bailley, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Bayla was at its most widespread 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 0.4%) and has become significantly less since (USAGE 0.2%, 53.8%), with the version Baylie becoming less stylish. Bailee is the most chic baby name in this list. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bailee, Baileigh, Bailey, Bailie, Baily in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baleigh, Baylee, Bayleigh, Bayley, Baylie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Bayla is alike in pronunciation to Baila, Beaulah, Belia, Bella, Beula, Beulah, Bewlah, Beyla, Billa, Billi, Billy, Bulah, Byla and Byulah. Other recommended sound-alike names are Baba, Baja, Bama, Bara, Barra, Basha, Basia, Basja, Basma, Batya, Bay, Brya, Bryly (see Briley), Bryna, Byna, Caela, Cala, Calla, Camyla, Cayla, Darla, Dayla, Gayla, Gaylla, Hala, Jayla, Jeyla, Kaala, Kahla, Kaila, Kala, Kamyla, Karla, Katla, Kayla, Kaylla, Keyla, Kyla, Laela, Laila, Lala, Lalla, Layla, Lyla, Marla, Myla, Naila, Nyla, Pavla, Raula, Rayla, Shayla, Shyla, Skyla, Tayla, Twyla, Tyla, Vala, Valla, Xyla and Zakyla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bayla.

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