"doe, gazelle"

Ayala Origin and Meaning

The name Ayala is a girl's name meaning "doe, gazelle".
This animal-themed name is among the most popular for girls in contemporary Israel. Parents who want to move beyond the mega-popular Aliyah and sisters might want to consider Ayala. The male form is Ayal.

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Famous People Named Ayala

  • Ayala ProcacciaIsraeli Supreme Court justice
  • Ayala TrueloveIsraeli footballer
  • (Jennifer Heather Brigid) Ayala MooreIrish singer and TV host
  • Ayala IngedashetIsraeli singer
  • Ayala HetzroniIsraeli shotputter
  • Ayala HassonNesher, Israeli TV journalist
  • Ayala Shortdaughter of actor Columbus Short
  • Thalia AyalaBrazilian actress and model

Ayala in Pop Culture

  • Ayala Dormermain character in "Ayala's Angel" by Anthony Trollope
  • Ayalamale character on TV's "Star Trek: Voyager"
  • Related to Ayelet
  • Also a Spanish surname

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