Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Pure
Main Origin Language: English
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In 2017 the name Kayla...

• was given to 2,108 baby girls
• was the 138th most popular name for baby girls
• was 72% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Jersey, Hawaii, and California
• was least popular in Alaska, Iowa, and Wyoming
• was about as popular as Khloe and Eden
Babies Named Kayla Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Kayla...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1991
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 4767% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 78% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Kaila, Alexandra, Katelin, Jordon, Zachary, Darrius
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rosalyn, Millicent, Carmela, Hiram, Leander, Vito
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Kayla Per State
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Geographically the name Kayla...

• 4% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Mikayla, Ashley, Lia, Dylan, Andy, Mark
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Hadley, Willow, Lillian, Tucker, Waylon, Grayson
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Kayla by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Kayla are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Kayla will be the only kid named Kayla in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Kayla compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Kayla rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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