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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. KAY-lə
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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 [1].

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAikaterine(Ancient Greek) Katalin, Kattalin(Basque) Katsiaryna(Belarusian) Katarin, Katell(Breton) Ekaterina, Katerina(Bulgarian) Caterina(Catalan) Catalina(Corsican) 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, Triin, 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) Katrīna(Latvian) 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, Catrinel(Romanian) Ekaterina, Jekaterina, Yekaterina, Katenka, Katerina, Katia, Katya, Katyusha(Russian) Caderina(Sardinian) Caitrìona, Catriona, Catrina(Scottish) Katarina(Serbian) Katarína, Katka(Slovak) Katarina, Ina, Inja, Kaja, Katica(Slovene) Katarina(Sorbian) 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

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