Jaylah

Jaylah - A very unique female name



  Apr 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jaylah, meaning to ascend, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1997 on position #2832. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jaylah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jaylah? 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 Jaylah. The baby girl name Jaylah was given to 645 baby girls in 2012, ranking #457 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,191 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jaylah peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 457.



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Jaylah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jaylah is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #172 - and is the least popular in Minnesota at position #960.

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 Jaylah is where you live.


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Jaylah origin and meaning

Jaylah is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means to ascend. To see famous people named Jaylah, pop culture references for the name Jaylah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jaylah

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

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

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
2012457
2011519
2010651
2009727
2008806
2007937
2006879
20051140
20041294
20031356
20021095
20011444
20001640
19991958
19982503
19972832

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada172
California243
Arizona373
Florida390
Washington399
Maryland428
Texas440
South Carolina450
Colorado454
Illinois475
Oregon488
New York503
Missouri516
Arkansas526
Tennessee538
Pennsylvania541
Ohio548
Utah562
Virginia569
Oklahoma606
New Jersey608
Michigan616
Kentucky622
Indiana627
Georgia630
Massachusetts640
North Carolina641
Alabama646
Louisiana678
Wisconsin737
Minnesota960

Even more about Jaylah


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 Jaylah 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 Jaylah?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jaylah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,191
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1997
2012 births +645

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