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Kayla meaning

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Kayla

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Meaning of Kayla
Church, Keeper Of The Keys
Origin of name Kayla
Celtic, Yiddish
Numerology Number
of Name Kayla
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Pronounciation
of Name Kayla
/KAY-la/
Etymology
of Name Kayla
The etymology of the name is subject for debate. Most say that it's an American coinage from the name Michaela or Makayla, which is a female form of the name Michael (meaning "Who resembles God?"). Others say that it's of Yiddish origin, from the word Kaila, which in turn is from the Hebrew word Kelila (meaning crown of laurel). Then, there are those that say the name is from the Celtic word Caollaidhe, which means church.
History
of Name Kayla
The name has only been recently popular. In fact, it came into prominence after in America after Kayla Brady appeared in the Soap Opera "Days of our Lives". That's why tracking its etymology is difficult.
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Information about the
Name of Kayla
In Irish-Gaelic, name similar to Kayla like Keelin or Keela has the meaning beautiful and slender.
Personality about the
Name of Kayla
Kayla Barclay Hall was Miss Utah in 2008 and became Miss America in the year 2009 Kayla Blake is an American actress who was born in the year 1963. She stars in the movie A Thousand Words with Eddie Murphy. Kayla Parker was an American Gospel and R&B singer. She has worked with CeCe, Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child, and Anthony Hamilton.

More About Hawaiian Name : Kayla

  • Kayla is a female given name, meaning "Purity" in Greek. Its popularity in the United States is attributed to the character Kayla Brady in the soap opera Days of our Lives. Kayla is the name of one of the goddesses of Ancient Egypt.

  • Kayla meaning "Purity" in Greek.

    Kayla is also one of the names of the Beta Israel community among their neighbours, after which the Kayla language is named.

    Kayla (pronounced K-la) is the name of one of the goddesses of Ancient Egypt.

  • It means pure, beloved

  • Transferred use of the Anglicized Irish surname, which is from the Gaelic Mac Caollaidhe (son of Caollaidhe) and O'Caollaidhe (descendant of Caollaidhe). The name is derived from caol (slender).

  • In Irish and Gaelic Origin it means Slim and fair. Name is a combination of Kay and the suffix La.Kayla means one who has not crossed the stream or he or they that have not crossed.

Famous Name Kayla

  • Kayla Hoffman

    is an American artistic gymnast born in Summit, New Jersey and later residing in Union, New Jersey. After deciding to retire from elite gymnastics in 2007, she is currently a member of the University of Alabama gymnastics team.

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Kayla:

Cayla, Caylie, Kaela, Kaelah, Kaila, Kaylah, Kayle, Kaylin And Kaylyn. Caela, Caihla, Caila, Cala, Calla, Cayla, Caylie, KaalaTina (Croatian), Trine (Danish), Karine (French), Cala (Arabic), Kailey (Hebrew), Calla (Greek), Jakayla (Celtic)

Rhyming Names of Kayla: 

Kayla with popular Hawaiian Surnames

Kayla Tupou,   Kayla Cunha

Kayla Name also appears in following Origin(s): Latin, Arabic

Kayla also appears in following countries/origins/languages: African, American, Greek, Hebrew, Irish

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  • What does the name Kayla mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Church, Keeper Of The Keys in Hawaiian. Kayla also named in African, American, Greek, Hebrew, Irish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Kayla. What does the name Kayla mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Kayla. History of name and famous personality with Kayla will help to update our database and other website users.

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