Name Kayla Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Kayla


Kayla is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Kayla?

The given name Kayla derived from the Irish surname Ó Caollaidhe, but is also of Hebrew origin, deriving from Kelila. Besides, Kayla is a combination of the name Kay and the suffix “-la”.

What does the name Kayla mean?

Kayla means “descendant of Caollaidhe” and “slender” or “narrow” (from Irish “caol”). In Hebrew, Kayla means “crown of laurel” and deriving from Kay, Kayla means “pure”.

Other variants and nicknames

Other variants of the name Kayla are Caila, Kaila, Cayla and Keila. The masculine forms of Kayla are Kay, Kai or Kaylan. Similar first names like Kayla are Kaya, Kayako, Kaycee, Kaye, Kayli, Kaylie, Kayliene, Kaylin, Kayra, Kaysei, Kaysie, Kayley, Kaylena and Kaylene. Popular nicknames for Kayla are Kay, Kai, KayKay, Kayli, Yla or Ayla.

Famous people named Kayla

  • The American Actress Kayla Ewell (born 1985) is mostly known for her role as Vicky Donovan in “The Vampire Diaries” Series.
  • Kayla Williams (born 1976) is a former Arabic linguist in the United States Army who is famous for her book “Love My Rifle More Than You”, detailing her personal experiences during the war in Iraq in 2003.
  • The American Twitch-Streamer and TikTok-Influencer Kayla Void has her fans guessing whether Void is her actual last name and how old she is. Kayla is not revealing this kind of personals information. However, Kayla is her actual first name.
  • Kayla Itsines (born 1991) is an Australian personal trainer and fitness influencer. She publishes an array of fitness E-Books, as well as a diet planer and a workout app called “Sweat with Kayla”.

Kayla in television

  • Kayla Silverfox is a mutant in the Marvel comic books “X-Men”. She can hypnothize people and is known for a love affair with Wolverine. In the movie “X-Men Origins: Wolverine” she is played by Lynn Collins.
    *In the TV show “Desperate Housewives” Kayla Huntington is the daughter of Tom Scavo and the stepdaughter of protagonist Lynette Scavo.

Pronunciation of Kayla

Variants of the name Kayla

Cayla Kaila

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Popularity of the name Kayla

The name Kayla is ranked #1623 overall.

Kayla in the Top 50 Names

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