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Gender: Female Meaning of Kyla: "narrow spit of land" Origin of Kyla: Feminine variation of Kyle, Scottish Kyla's Popularity in 2017: #388

The name Kyla is a girl's name meaning "narrow spit of land". Kyla is ranked #388 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Kool K Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Kyle is stronger and sharper, though many parents will prefer the more distinctly feminine Kyla for their daughters. Kyla may owe much of its popularity to trendy cousin Kayla.

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Famous People Named Kyla

Kyla Alissa Pratt, American actress
Kyla Briana Ross, American gymnast
Kyla La Grange, English singer-songwriter
Kyla Cole (born Martina Jacová), Slovak model
Kyla Kenedy, American actress
Kyla Deaver, American actress
Kyla Wayans, daughter of actor Damon Wayans
Kyla Grace Palin (b. 2011), daughter of Track Palin; granddaughter of politician Sarah Palin
Kyla Weinrib, daughter of musician Geddy Lee of band Rush
Kyla Simone Bruce, daughter of musician Jack Bruce of band Cream
Kyla Hinrich (b. 2011), daughter of basketball player Kirk Hinrich
Kyla Olivia Stroud, daughter of singer Cheryl Baker of Bucks Fizz; twin of sister Natalie Maria
Locklyn Kyla Vaughn (b. 2010), daughter of actor Vince Vaughn
Kyla Massie, member of Kpop group Pristin
Kyla Matthews, Canadian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Kyla

Kyla Tyson, character on British TV's "Holby City"
Kyla Woods, character on TV's "South of Nowhere"
Anglicization of Gaelic "Cadhla"

Kyleah, Kylea, Khyla, Kylia, Kylah


Daiseymae Says:


I really liked it 18 years years ago, but I went with Kalista.

Kyla Fountain Says:


Hi. My name is Kyla. I don’t suggest naming your child Kyla. She might not meet a lot of everyday people with the same name, but in the media too many people have the name. It’s not very unique or fun and people get your name wrong WAY more often than right.
Also, going along with too many people have this name. It can be a bad name for a baby that is going to be a Gemini.

ConcordNames Says:


Kylah is actually the correct Connacht Irish pronunciation (Anglicized spelling) of Cadhla, which means "beautiful."

shelbynh Says:


Pretty, fresh alternative to Kayla.

Kyla77 Says:


Kyla here i love my name I don't meet girls my age with my name just younger

cabosanmucus Says:


I've only ever heard Kyla on the actress Kyla Pratt, as a child. I thought it was rare. Come to find out it's in the top 300! I thought Kylie was the go to. Nice to hear something besides tired out Kayla.

Brittys08 Says:


Love it! I'm a huge fan of "Kylie", I've never thought of "Kyla". Very Pretty.

kyla Says:


my name is kyla and i think its a great name even if it might be not popular right now but still

ldougie Says:


This name is beautiful! Too bad it's getting popular.