Myla

Myla - A very unique female name



  Jun 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Myla, meaning soldier or merciful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1952 on position #2116. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Myla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Myla? 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 Myla. The baby girl name Myla was given to 725 baby girls in 2012, ranking #407 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,949 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Myla peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 407.



Famous with this name

Myla Leigh
Myla Seller
Myla Pitzer


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Myla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Myla is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #184 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #655.

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 Myla is where you live.


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Myla origin and meaning

Myla is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means soldier or merciful. To see famous people named Myla, pop culture references for the name Myla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Myla

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

Molly / Mollie / Millie / Malia / Miley / Mila / Manuela / Maliyah / Maleah / Mylee /

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
2012407
2011481
2010505
2009547
2008601
2007864
2006926
2005996
20041056
20031043
20021364
20011540
20001881
19991873
19982138
19972787
19964603
19954598
19933472
19913387
19883540
19863826
19823577
19812764
19792937
19782324
19772409
19742562
19671899
19561686
19551790
19522116

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia184
Indiana253
Michigan261
Ohio266
Pennsylvania291
Colorado307
Kansas317
Washington322
Arkansas344
Missouri353
Wisconsin364
Oklahoma364
South Carolina367
Oregon378
Alabama388
Massachusetts392
Minnesota394
Nevada406
Florida414
Utah431
Georgia431
New Mexico443
Connecticut451
New York458
Virginia463
California469
Texas473
Arizona482
Illinois497
Kentucky502
New Jersey517
Maryland562
Tennessee596
Louisiana646
North Carolina655

Even more about Myla


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 Myla 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 Myla?

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 Myla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,949
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1952
2012 births +725

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