Shayla

Shayla - A very unique female name



  Jun 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Shayla appeared on the charts for the first time in 1971 on position #968. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Shayla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Shayla? 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 Shayla. The baby girl name Shayla was given to 419 baby girls in 2012, ranking #615 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,373 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Shayla peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 1999 on position 266.



Famous with this name

Shayla Bagir
Shayla Beesley
Shayla Hale


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Shayla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Shayla is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #250 - and is the least popular in North Carolina at position #1,037.

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 Shayla is where you live.


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Shayla origin and meaning

Shayla is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Shayla, pop culture references for the name Shayla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Shayla

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

Sheila / Sally / Shelly / Shelley / Shelia / Sallie / Shellie / Skyla / Shelli / Shaylee /

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
2012615
2011502
2010446
2009390
2008346
2007324
2006330
2005383
2004347
2003308
2002311
2001294
2000310
1999266
1998299
1997275
1996269
1995317
1994325
1993316
1992314
1991315
1990336
1989357
1988358
1987392
1986405
1985404
1984406
1983405
1982429
1981425
1980482
1979594
1978566
1977532
1976811
19751309
19741558
19731761
19721533
1971968

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia250
New Jersey404
Missouri414
Pennsylvania419
Arizona489
Utah513
Tennessee514
Oregon519
New York525
Kentucky557
Ohio560
Minnesota562
Maryland569
Colorado570
Wisconsin606
Florida613
California626
Michigan675
Massachusetts676
Georgia705
Louisiana736
South Carolina782
Alabama787
Illinois810
Texas849
Indiana872
Virginia883
Washington915
North Carolina1037

Even more about Shayla


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 Shayla 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 Shayla?

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
1999
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Shayla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,373
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1971
2012 births +419

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