Gender: Female Meaning of Jayla: "to ascend" Origin of Jayla: Modern spelling of Jaalah, Hebrew Jayla's Popularity in 2019: #249

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.

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Rank in US: #249

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Renee5322 Says:


I was obsessed with this name when I was like 12, and now, I really can’t stand it.