Makayla

Makayla - A unique female name



  Mar 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Makayla, meaning who is like God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1980 on position #3033. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Makayla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Makayla? 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 Makayla. The baby girl name Makayla was given to 3,729 baby girls in 2012, ranking #70 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 379 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Makayla peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2008 on position 37.



Famous with this name

Makayla Smith
Makayla Carson
Makayla Lysiak


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Makayla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Makayla is currently topping the baby name charts in Delaware at position #35 - and is the least popular in Nebraska at position #235.

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 Makayla is where you live.


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Makayla origin and meaning

Makayla is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means who is like God. To see famous people named Makayla, pop culture references for the name Makayla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Makayla

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

Michelle / Michele / Mikayla / Michaela / Michael / Mikaela / Mckayla / Micaela / Michell / Mozelle /

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
201270
201156
201043
200944
200837
200747
200645
200544
200447
200351
200249
200154
200067
199966
199871
1997102
1996129
1995164
1994195
1993336
1992565
1991774
1990814
1989895
19881571
19872140
19862747
19842438
19833040
19813476
19803033

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Delaware35
Alabama36
South Carolina36
Arkansas39
Georgia40
New Jersey45
Maryland45
Florida50
Michigan53
Mississippi59
Connecticut60
Virginia60
New Mexico62
Texas62
Illinois65
Pennsylvania65
District of Columbia68
Nevada70
Tennessee70
Louisiana71
North Carolina71
Kentucky75
New York78
Ohio79
North Dakota89
Indiana90
Wisconsin93
Hawaii93
Wyoming95
Utah95
California102
Iowa105
South Dakota111
West Virginia114
Washington120
Idaho122
Colorado122
Arizona126
Missouri128
Massachusetts138
Oklahoma141
Minnesota146
Oregon152
Maine156
Montana158
Alaska175
Kansas192
Nebraska235

Even more about Makayla


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 Makayla a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Makayla?

3 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
2008
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Makayla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 379
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1980
2012 births +3,729

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