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Gender: Female Meaning of Jayla: "to ascend" Origin of Jayla: Modern spelling of Jaalah, Hebrew Jayla's Popularity in 2017: #238

The name Jayla is a girl's name of Hebrew/Israeli origin meaning "to ascend". Jayla is ranked #238 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like All-American Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".

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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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Famous People Named Jayla

Jayla Rubinelli, American model ("America's Next Top Model" Cycle 5)
Jayla Marie, American rapper and TV personality ("The Rap Game")
Jayla Ortiz, American boxer
Jayla Brown (b. 2003), daughter of rapper Young Buck

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