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What does the name "Shayla" mean?

Shayla (American): Combination of Shay and Layla

The name "Shayla" is of American origin and it means "Combination of Shay and Layla". It's a name commonly given to girls.

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for agreeable, the best side of you!

Y is for young, the years never show!

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Alyahs". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Asalyh". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Shayla" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Shayla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,783 babies born with the name Shayla in the United States. That's more than enough Shaylas to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1950 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Shayla" was in 1999 with a total of 1,187 babies. (That's a lot of baby Shaylas)

According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Shayla" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 20 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of only 561 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Shayla popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Shayla in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Shayla

Shayla Worley

Shayla Worley is a gymnast. Shayla was born in 1990 in Orlando, Florida.


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