Origin:Yiddish
Popularity:552
Meaning:slim and fair
Kayla is originally a Yiddish baby girl name meaning “slim and fair”. This baby girl’s name derives from the name Kaila and can also be found in Hebrew as Kelila. Though it can stand on its own, Kayla was seen as a popular nickname for Mikayla since the 1950s. Whether you would choose this name for its diminutive purposes or not, this baby girl's name is anything but small. In fact, Vault World Champion, Kayla Williams proved this name has an undeniable power and so will baby.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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