Kyla

Kyla - A very unique female name



  Apr 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Kyla, meaning narrow spit of land, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1959 on position #1687. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Kyla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Kyla? 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 Kyla. The baby girl name Kyla was given to 1,086 baby girls in 2012, ranking #284 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,301 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Kyla peaked in popularity 15 years ago in 2004 on position 163.



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Kyla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Kyla is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #131 - and is the least popular in Virginia at position #477.

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 Kyla is where you live.


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Kyla origin and meaning

Kyla is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means narrow spit of land. To see famous people named Kyla, pop culture references for the name Kyla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Kyla

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

Kelly / Kayla / Kaylee / Kylie / Kelli / Kellie / Kelley / Kylee / Kailey / Khloe /

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
2012284
2011283
2010252
2009263
2008245
2007230
2006203
2005194
2004163
2003165
2002188
2001244
2000234
1999250
1998261
1997260
1996287
1995413
1994402
1993394
1992361
1991393
1990427
1989426
1988428
1987452
1986549
1985610
1984517
1983544
1982533
1981529
1980648
1979563
1978827
1977882
1976886
19751332
1974958
19731372
19721194
19711284
19701246
19691510
19681838
19671204
19661633
19651394
19641760
19631791
19612214
19601758
19591687

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi131
Montana133
New Hampshire157
Rhode Island163
Minnesota183
Hawaii185
Idaho187
Washington189
Delaware190
Florida202
Ohio203
Massachusetts205
Tennessee225
Louisiana227
Arkansas233
Wisconsin235
Oregon244
Nevada246
Michigan248
Pennsylvania249
New Jersey257
Kansas262
New Mexico262
Nebraska267
Georgia280
Arizona284
New York285
Iowa296
Indiana296
Oklahoma297
Utah299
Colorado303
Alabama314
North Carolina320
Missouri330
Maryland340
Illinois352
South Carolina382
Kentucky425
California428
Texas430
Virginia477

Even more about Kyla


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 Kyla 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 Kyla?

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
2004
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Kyla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,301
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1959
2012 births +1,086

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