Mikayla

Mikayla - A very unique female name



  Jul 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mikayla, meaning who is like God, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1983 on position #3503. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mikayla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mikayla? 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 Mikayla. The baby girl name Mikayla was given to 1,307 baby girls in 2012, ranking #240 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,081 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mikayla peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 1998 on position 82.



Famous with this name

Mikayla Morgan
Mikayla Gibson
Mikayla Irle


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Mikayla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mikayla is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #102 - and is the least popular in Oklahoma at position #635.

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 Mikayla is where you live.


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Mikayla origin and meaning

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

Similar to Mikayla

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

Michelle / Michele / Makayla / 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
2012240
2011206
2010179
2009179
2008170
2007182
2006154
2005142
2004156
2003136
2002123
2001108
2000107
199985
199882
1997112
1996142
1995145
1994167
1993292
1992575
1991642
1990707
1989768
19881110
19871452
19862107
19852179
19842226
19833503

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico102
Hawaii107
Delaware164
Pennsylvania170
Florida171
New Jersey175
South Dakota176
Arizona182
New York186
New Hampshire191
Connecticut194
Montana199
Maryland202
Minnesota202
Georgia212
Illinois217
Michigan218
Massachusetts220
Nevada220
Maine235
District of Columbia241
California245
Tennessee249
Mississippi259
Ohio265
Texas272
Virginia277
Utah283
Washington285
Missouri304
Alabama317
Colorado317
Nebraska319
Wisconsin338
Louisiana346
South Carolina352
Kansas383
Indiana389
Kentucky403
North Carolina407
Oregon422
Arkansas588
Oklahoma635

Even more about Mikayla


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 Mikayla 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 Mikayla?

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
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mikayla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,081
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1983
2012 births +1,307

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