Popularity:598
Origin:Irish
Other Origin(s):Greek;Hebrew
Meaning:Slender; Fair; Pure; Who is like God?
Kayla is a feminine name with Irish, Greek, and Hebrew roots. It can come from the Irish name Caolfhionn, it can translate to "slender" or "fair." Many parts of nature can be described as fair and slender, from wispy willow branches to the pale petals of wildflowers. If you want to help baby see beauty in all areas of the world, Kayla can make for a great choice. Kayla can also be a diminutive of Kay, which can in turn be an adorable nickname for Katherine. Translating to "pure," this name can always remind your little one of their sweet, innocent start to life, no matter their age. Though it can stand on its own, Kayla was seen as a popular nickname for Mikayla—meaning "Who is like God?"—since the 1950s. Whether you would choose this name for its diminutive purposes or not, this moniker is anything but small. In fact, Vault World Champion Kayla Williams proved this name has an undeniable power, and so can your bundle of joy.
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