Modern spelling of Jaalah, Hebrew
"to ascend"

Jayla Origin and Meaning

The name Jayla is a girl's name of Hebrew/Israeli origin meaning "to ascend".

Not quite as unusual as it might seem, it first entered the popularity list in 1995, as a possible alternative to the very popular Kayla. In the Bible, an alternate spelling is Jaala.

# 355 in the US

Jayla Rank in US Top 1000

Jayla Popularity

Famous People Named Jayla

  • Jayla RubinelliAmerican model ("America's Next Top Model" Cycle 5)
  • Jayla MarieAmerican rapper and TV personality ("The Rap Game")
  • Jayla OrtizAmerican boxer
  • Jayla Brown (b. 2003)daughter of rapper Young Buck