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Kayla Name Meaning and Origin

Kayla Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Pure, beloved, keeper of the keys

Name Origin


The name Kayla means 'pure' or 'beloved' in Hebrew. It is also thought to be a variation of the name Michaela, meaning 'who is like God'. Another possible origin is from the Gaelic word for 'keeper of the keys'.

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Kayla Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Kayla is easy to pronounce with a clear and crisp sound, making it a pleasant name to say.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Kayla has a good rhythm due to its two syllables and balanced emphasis on each, making it flow well when spoken.

Famous People Named Kayla

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● Kayla Ewell

Kayla Ewell is an American actress known for her roles in the TV series 'The Vampire Diaries' and 'Roswell, New Mexico'. She has also appeared in films such as 'Fired Up!' and 'Keeping Up with the Joneses'.

● Kayla Itsines

Kayla Itsines is an Australian personal trainer and entrepreneur who gained fame through her Bikini Body Guides and Sweat app. She is known for promoting fitness and healthy lifestyle choices.

● Kayla Mueller

Kayla Mueller was an American humanitarian aid worker who was taken captive by ISIS in Syria. She tragically died while in captivity, but her courage and compassion inspired many.

Kayla Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Kayla

The name Kayla does not have strong negative associations. However, some may perceive it as a trendy or overly popular name due to its prevalence in recent years.

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