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

Meaning & History

Combination of the popular phonetic elements kay and la. Use of the name greatly increased after 1982 when the character Kayla Brady began appearing on the American soap opera Days of Our Lives [1].

Related Names

VariantsKaila, Keila
User SubmissionKayla

People think this name is

modern   youthful   informal   common   natural   wholesome   refined   comedic  

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Sources & References

  1. Evans, Cleveland Kent. The Great Big Book of Baby Names. Publications International, 2006, page 477.

Entry updated January 21, 2022