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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAY-lə
[key]

Meaning & History

Combination of KAY (1) and the popular name suffix la. Use of the name was greatly increased in the 1980s after the character Kayla Brady began appearing on the American soap opera 'Days of Our Lives'.
Other Languages & CulturesAikaterine(Ancient Greek) Katalin, Kattalin(Basque) Katsiaryna(Belarusian) Katarin, Katell(Breton) Ekaterina, Katerina(Bulgarian) Caterina(Catalan) Katarina, Kata, Kate, Katica, Tina(Croatian) Kateřina, Katka(Czech) Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Caja, Ina, Kaja, Karen, Karin, Katharina, Trine(Danish) Catharina, Katelijn, Katelijne, Katrien, Katrijn, Katrina, Cato, Ina, Karin, Katinka, Rina, Rini, Riny, Tina, Tineke, Trijntje(Dutch) Kadri, Katariina, Katrin, Kaia, Kaisa, Kaja, Kati, Riina, Triinu(Estonian) Katariina, Katriina, Iina, Kaarina, Kaija, Kaisa, Karin, Kata, Kati, Katri, Riina(Finnish) Catherine, Carine, Karine(French) Nienke, Nine, Nynke(Frisian) Catarina(Galician) Ekaterine, Eka(Georgian) Katharina, Katherina, Katrin, Katrina, Cathrin, Catrin, Ina, Karen, Karin, Katarina, Katarine, Katharine, Käthe, Kathrin, Katinka(German) Aikaterini, Ekaterini, Katerina, Katina, Kaiti, Keti(Greek) Kakalina(Hawaiian) Kateri(History) Katalin, Kata, Katalinka, Kati, Katica, Katinka, Kató, Kitti(Hungarian) Katrín, Karen(Icelandic) Caitlín, Caitlin, Caitríona, Cathleen, Catriona, Kathleen, Cáit, Caitria, Catrina, Ríona(Irish) Caterina, Rina(Italian) Katerina(Late Roman) Ina(Limburgish) Kotryna, Katrė(Lithuanian) Ekaterina, Katerina, Katina(Macedonian) Cateline(Medieval French) Cathrine, Katarina, Kathrine, Katrine, Ina, Kaia, Kaja, Karen, Kari, Karin, Katharina(Norwegian) Catarina(Occitan) Katarzyna, Kasia(Polish) Catarina(Portuguese) Cătălina, Catina, Ecaterina(Romanian) Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Katyusha(Russian) Caderina(Sardinian) Caitrìona, Catriona, Catrina(Scottish) Katarina(Serbian) Katarína, Katka(Slovak) Katarina, Kaja, Katica(Slovene) Catalina, Lina(Spanish) Cathrine, Catrine, Katarina, Katrin, Katrina, Cajsa, Carin, Catharina, Ina, Kai, Kaj, Kaja, Kajsa, Karin, Karina, Katharina(Swedish) Kateryna(Ukrainian) Catrin, Cadi(Welsh)
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Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)

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