Jayla

Jayla - A very unique female name



  Oct 23,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jayla, meaning to ascend, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1984 on position #3470. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jayla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jayla? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jayla. The baby girl name Jayla was given to 1,809 baby girls in 2012, ranking #170 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 781 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jayla peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2006 on position 99.



Famous with this name

Jayla Foxx
Jayla Palmer


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Jayla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jayla is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #75 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #617.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jayla is where you live.


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Jayla origin and meaning

Jayla is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means to ascend. To see famous people named Jayla, pop culture references for the name Jayla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jayla

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jayla, sorted by popularity.

Julie / Julia / Jill / Jewel / Jewell / Joelle / Jolie / Jaliyah / Jakayla / Juli /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012170
2011151
2010132
2009127
2008117
2007133
200699
2005197
2004217
2003201
2002212
2001223
2000261
1999316
1998387
1997461
1996549
1995664
19941082
19931252
19921633
19911871
19903204
19893699
19882878
19872762
19862612
19853131
19843470

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi75
Louisiana88
New Mexico92
South Carolina92
Georgia94
District of Columbia108
Maryland109
North Carolina111
Florida118
Alabama121
Delaware123
New Jersey129
Arkansas133
Nevada135
Tennessee142
Pennsylvania149
Virginia151
Illinois157
Connecticut159
Ohio170
Rhode Island172
Kansas174
West Virginia180
Indiana183
Kentucky183
Colorado186
New York201
Texas204
Wisconsin207
Michigan210
Missouri227
Iowa242
California247
Massachusetts267
Arizona270
Hawaii286
Nebraska296
Oklahoma303
Oregon336
Minnesota409
Washington453
Utah617

Even more about Jayla


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jayla a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jayla?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2006
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jayla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 781
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1984
2012 births +1,809

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