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What does Cayla mean?

Cayla Pronunciation of Cayla as a girls' name is pronounced KAY-lah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cayla is "slim and fair". From Caoilainn. Also possibly from the Yiddish name Kelila meaning "crown of laurel", or used as a short form of Michaela. Variant of Kayla. Cayley and other variants follow the rhyming patterns of Bailey and Kaylee.


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, fair (beautiful), crown (queen), laurel (tree)


VARIANTS Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh, Caley, Callie, Caylee, Cayleen, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kailie, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh, Kayley


RELATIONS VIA BAILEY, CAOILAINN, CAYLEY, KAYLA, KAYLEE, KELILA, MICHAELA Baily, Bali, Bayla, Baylee, Bayley, Baylie, Bayly, Caelan, Caelyn, Caihla, Cala, Calla, Ceili, Kaala, Kaela, Kaelah, Kaeli, Kahla, Kaila, Kailah, Kaili, Kalae, Kalah, Kalla, Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylea, Kaylei, Kaylha, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylin, Kaylla, Kaylyn, Keyla, Kyla, Kyle, Makayla, Makyla, Mckayla, Mikayla, Mikyla

(female) Casla, ..

(male) Cayly, ..

Cayla Paityn (C.P.), ..

How popular is Cayla?

Cayla is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#4172 out of 4276, Top 98%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Cayla was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex rank of #509 in the U.S. in 1991, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cayla name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Cayla ranked in the Top 2000 are Bailey (#133 LAST YEAR), Baily, Baylee (#572), Bayley, Baylie, Caelyn, Cailey, Caleigh (#1974), Caley, Calla (#1686), Callie (#190), Caylee (#1104), Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylie, Kaela, Kaeli, Kaila (#1653), Kailah, Kaileigh, Kailey (#683), Kaili, Kaleigh (#1319), Kayla (#149), Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylea, Kaylee (#97), Kaylei, Kayleigh (#451), Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie (#790), Kaylin (#938), Kaylyn (#1740), Keyla (#764), Kyla (#438), Kyle, Makayla (#232), Makyla, Mckayla (#1315), Michaela (#529) and Mikayla (#428). These forms of Cayla were popular 2 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 2.63%) and have become much less common since (ADOPTION 0.93%, 65%), with forms such as Kaela becoming less stylish. Callie and Keyla are two of the more fashionable birth names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cayla, Bailey, Baily, Baylee, Bayley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Baylie, Caelyn, Cailey, Caleigh, Caley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Calla, Callie, Caylee, Cayleigh, Cayley in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caylie, Kaela, Kaeli, Kaila, Kailah in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kaleigh, Kayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylea, Kaylee, Kaylei in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kayleigh, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kaylyn, Keyla, Kyla, Kyle, Makayla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Makyla, Mckayla, Michaela, Mikayla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bailey, Callie, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kyla, Makayla, Michaela, Mikayla outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cayla is alike in pronunciation to Cahlie, Calee, Cali, Calie, Callee, Calley, Calli, Callia, Chela, Chelo, Kahli, Kala, Kalea, Kali, Kalia, Kalli, Kally, Kaly, Keala, Keela, Keila, Kylah, Kylea, Kyli and Quylla. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ayla, Baila, Cacia, Cal, Camela, Camyla, Camyll (see Camilla), Camylla, Canna, Carla, Carlah, Carli, Carlla, Carly, Caryle, Casha, Casia, Catha, Cay, Cayci (see Casey), Caye, Caylen, Caylin, Cayse, Caysi, Ceila, Cela, Chayka, Cilla, Cyma, Darla, Dayla, Earla, Gayla, Gaylla, Jayla, Jeyla, Katla, Laela, Lala, Layla, Mala, Myla, Naila, Paula, Rayla, Shayla, Tayla, Tyla and Vala. These names tend to be less frequently used than Cayla.

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