Kayla name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Kayla mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Kayla

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from California, U.S. says the name Kayla means "'Pure,' 'a gift of god,'".
  2. According to a user from Ohio, U.S., the name Kayla means "The name Kayla is an English baby name. In English the meaning of the name Kayla is: keeper of the keys; pure".
  3. 9 people from all over the world agree the name Kayla is of English origin and means "Pure".
  4. 2 people from the United Kingdom and the United States agree the name Kayla is of English origin and means "Gift of god".
  5. According to a user from South Africa, the name Kayla is of African origin and means "Purity. Beauty. Royalty. Keeper of the keys".
  6. According to 2 people from Australia and the United States, the name Kayla is of English origin and means "Gift of everything".
  7. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Kayla means "Crown of laurels" and is of Jewish origin.
  8. According to a user from Indiana, U.S., the name Kayla is of Arabic origin and means "'laurel, crown',Alternatively,".
  9. A user from Philippines says the name Kayla is of Hebrew origin and means "Crown or laurel".
  10. A user from New York, U.S. says the name Kayla is of English origin and means "Keeper of the keys".
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  1. A female given name, a modern invention possibly based on Kay or Michaela

Notable Persons Named Kayla

Notable Persons Named Kayla

Kayla Mueller

Kayla Mueller was a human rights activist, humanitarian aid worker, human rights, humanitarian aid, human rightsactivist, and humanitarian aidworker. Kayla was given the name Kayla Jean Mueller on August 14th, 1988. She passed away in 2015.

Kayla Ewell

Kayla Ewell is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1999. Kayla was given the name Kayla Noelle Ewell on August 27th, 1985 in Long Beach, California.

Kayla Harrison

Kayla was born on July 2nd, 1990 in Middletown, Ohio.

Kayla Rolland

Kayla was born on May 12th, 1993. They left this life on February 29th, 2000.

Kayla Tausche

Kayla was born on July 17th, 1986.

Kayla Montgomery

  • Kayla Williams
  • Kayla Alexander
    Basketball Player
  • Kayla Martell
  • Kayla Pedersen
    Basketball Player
  • Kayla Clarke

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kayla

Notable Persons With the Last Name Kayla

Steve and Kayla


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kayla U.S.
  White 74.10% 64.26%
  African American 13.67% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.60% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kayla

People with the last name Kayla are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Kayla

  • What name lists does Kayla rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Kayla? Kayla is the 210th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kayla was the 123,796th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kayla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 340,640 babies born with the first name Kayla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kayla to occupy the country of Iceland with an estimated population of 320,060 (as of April 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kayla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Kayla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kayla is Monday, November 1st, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Kayla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kayla was in 1991 with a total of 18,544 babies. That's a lot of babies named Kayla!
  • Random Kayla Factoid: According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kayla ranks 10th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 60 babies in South Dakota have the same name in 1993.
  • Weird things about the name Kayla: The name spelled backwards is Alyak. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Akyla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kayla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 139 people with the last name Kayla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kayla? Kayla is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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