The name Kerala is a girl's name of Hindi origin. Kerala and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank these Names! (Girls)".
From the experts:
Kerala, the name of the most beautiful and touristed state of India, has recently debuted on the U.S. extended popularity list as a first name for girls. And why not? Kerala sounds lovely and rhythmic and in tune with the Kardashian-influenced taste for all names K.