US Popularity:11819
Other Origin(s):French, Gaelic
Meaning:Slim and fair; From the forest
Caila is a feminine name of Irish and Gaelic origin that means “slim and fair.” It is a variant of the name Cayla which is also of Irish origin and is derived from the word caol, meaning “slender and fair.” The masculine version is Cael or Caolán. In Irish mythology, Cael was a warrior of the Fianna and was known for his loving relationship with Créd, a fairy queen and daughter of Guire, the head chieftain of Connacht in Ireland. In French, the name Caila means “from the forest.” If you’re certain baby is a nature lover, the name Caila may represent their love for the outdoors as well as their Irish heritage.

Caila Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Caila is currently #11819 in U.S. births
Girl:Caila is currently #7866 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1247
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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