Given Name KAYLA (1)

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: KAY-lə   [details]

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'.

Categories

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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aikaterine (Ancient Greek), Katalin, Kattalin (Basque), Katsiaryna (Belarusian), Katarin, Katell (Breton), Ekaterina, Katerina (Bulgarian), Caterina (Catalan), Katarina, Ina, 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)
SAME SPELLING: Kayla (2)
  United States
2016
  Australia (NSW)
not
ranked
2016
  Canada (BC)
not
ranked
2015
  England and Wales
2016
  France
2015
  Ireland
2015
  Netherlands
not
ranked
2016
  New Zealand
not
ranked
2016
  Northern Ireland
2015
  Scotland
2016

Sources & References

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