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Gender: Female Meaning of Kayla: "laurel, crown" Origin of Kayla: Arabic and Hebrew Kayla's Popularity in 2017: #138

The name Kayla is a girl's name of Arabic, Hebrew origin meaning "laurel, crown". Kayla is ranked #138 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Hebrew Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- GIRLS".

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Kayla sprang from a soap opera, Days of Our Lives, in the 1980s to become a superstar, reaching Number 12. After giving birth to the related Mikayla and Kaylee, Kayla's now fallen in the charts. She's made more recent media appearances on Desperate Housewives and NCIS.

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Famous People Named Kayla

Kayla Noelle Ewell, American actress
Kayla Radomski, American dancer and finalist on "So You Think You Can Dance"
Kayla Pedersen, American basketball player
Kayla McBride, American basketball player
Kayla Harrison, American judoka
Kayla McCormick, sister of American actress Sierra McCormick
Kayla Collins, American model
Kayla Barclay Hall, American beauty queen; Miss Utah 2008
Kayla Martell, American beauty queen; Miss Delaware 2010
Kayla Blake (born Elsie Mapuana Sniffen), American actress
Kayla Denise Parker, American R&B singer
Kayla Reeves, American pop singer of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Kayla McAlister, New Zealand rugby player
Kayla McCall Tausche, American TV journalist
Kayla J. Yoo, South Korean pop singer
Kayla Schmucker, Abe and Rebecca Schmucker's daughter from TLC's Breaking Amish
Kayla Deitz, daughter of TV personality Terry Deitz ("Survivor")
Kayla Jacquelyn Haas (b. 2006), daughter of pro wrestlers Charlie Haas and Jackie Gayda
Kayla Brianna Smith, daughter of basketball player Kenny Smith
Kayla Leslie Caballero, daughter of skateboarder Steve Caballero
Kayla Earnhardt, daughter of NASCAR driver Kerry Earnhardt

Pop Culture References for the name Kayla

Kayla Brady, character on TV soap "Days of Our Lives"
Kayla Robinson, character in the "House of Night" series
Kayla Huntington, character on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
Kayla Vance, character on TV's "NCIS"
Kayla, character in movie "Carpool"
Kayla, daughter of Apollo, in Trials of Apollo series by Rick Riordan
Kayla, stepsister to Cinderella in Whatever After series (sister to Beatrice and daughter to Betty)
Kayla, lead character from the film "Eighth Grade"

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