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My daughter's name is Kaila. It means several things in different languages. In North American Indian it means "wolf". In Hawaiian it means "Style" and a variant is "Peaceful sea". In India it means "bananas", and it also has a Jewish history; it means "Grey-eyed".
ve3yy  12/14/2004
UMMMMMMM my name is Kaila and I really wish people would call me the right name because everyone wants to say it like "Kayla". IT'S KY-LAH. For the person who said my name means bananas, no, it means ocean song in Hawaiian. Please get your info right and not off Wikipedia. ANYWAYS, I'm off.
― Anonymous User  3/12/2015
My daughter's name is Kaila also. I came up with the name "Kaila" after putting certain letters and sounds together, ones that I like. I have decided after 7 years to see what meanings in different languages I can find. I thought that it was a pretty, not plain, also spritual but strong name to me. One meaning I did find was Kaila means "to shout" in Figian language. It's amazing to find other persons with this name.
Lae 81  8/16/2005
The name Kaila is a name of passion and strength. It is pronounced K-I-Laa and should not be pronounced any other way. It is a variation of the name Kayleigh.
mazza  9/10/2005
I prefer this spelling to the usual 'Kayla'. To me, this a nice, refreshing way to spell the extremely popular name many people have come to hate.
sumboD  6/8/2006
My name is Kaila and all my teachers pronounce it "kyla" instead of "kayla" and it gets really annoying after a while. I don't mind the name. I would have liked a longer name better :] but Kaila is okay.
kmihockey17  12/1/2006
I've heard Kaila as an Indian (from India, not Native American) surname.
― Anonymous User  6/10/2007
If it is Yiddish the pronunciation would be kyla, the same if it's Indian.
Locket  3/24/2008
This is pronounced key-lah, like Kayla. The second letter is a tsvey yudn, not a pasekh tsvey yudn.
K.G Valentina  4/21/2010
Don't you think people with the name Kaila would know how to pronounce it? Its pronounced like Ki-La. The first a is silent! It's not Kayla or Kayleigh.
― Anonymous User  11/8/2016
My name is Kaila and mine is pronounced like Kayla. There is no right or wrong way to pronounce it. I have heard many different meanings of the name.
― Anonymous User  1/22/2017
My name is also Kaila and is pronounced like Kayla. Not everyone is going to pronounce it the same way. So yes, it can be pronounced like Kayla.
KailaMcMahan  5/31/2017
Kaila is also a Hawaiian name. In Hawaiian it means style and/or unique.
sciencegoat  1/24/2018

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