The name Shayla is a girl's name . Shayla and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Shayla first gained traction in the US during the 1970s, finally reaching its peak of Number 268 in 1999. Since then, this name has been on the decline, dropping to Number 988 in 2016, a nearly 200 spot drop from the prior year. As a variant of Sheila, its popularity was most likely aided by the popularity of Kayla.