Origin:Hebrew
Popularity:269
Meaning:deer or gazelle
Pronounced AY-lah, this girl’s name comes from its masculine counterpart, Elah. It has charming, feminine connotations and means “deer” or “gazelle.” Ayla grew in popularity in the late 1980s, after the film adaptation of The Clan of the Cave Bear, which featured a character by this name. There are a lot of similar-sounding names with one-letter differences, such as Kayla, Layla, and Jayla. Ayla is a timeless and lyrical name that is perfect for your precious baby doe!

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Source: Social Security Administration

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