Variation of Michaela
"who is like God"

Makayla Origin and Meaning

The name Makayla is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "who is like God".

Now the best-selling version of this infinitely varied name, Makayla incorporates the also-popular Kayla. Makayla and Mikayla have now left the original Michaela far behind.

# 457 in the US

Makayla Rank in US Top 1000

# 1555 on Nameberry

Makayla Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Makayla Popularity

Famous People Named Makayla

  • Makayla EppsAmerican basketball player
  • Makayla McMorrisAmerican reality TV personality ("Here Come the Newlyweds")
  • Makayla LeighAmerican actress
  • Makayla BerkersAustralian actress
  • Makayla Warren (b. 1998)daughter of actor Michael Warren; sister of Cash Warren; sister,in,law of Jessica Alba
  • Makayla Melenaite Fifitadaughter of NFL player Steve Fifita
  • MakaylaAmet Moran (b. 2004), daughter of actors and TV personalities Rob and Julie Moran
  • Makayla Rylynn Kesler (b. 2008)daughter of ice hockey player Ryan Kesler
  • Makayla Bickell (b. 2015)daughter of ice hockey player Bryan Bickell
  • Makayla Onazi (b. 2017)daughter of footballer Ogenyi Onazi

Makayla in Pop Culture

  • Makayla Lewischaracter in 2015 film "Get Hard"
  • Makayla Reedcharacter in 2010 film "Christmas with a Capital C"

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