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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew: To ascend 


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How Popular Is The Name Jayla

What Does the Name Jayla Mean? 

Jayla is a girls' name of Hebrew origin, meaning "to ascend." It can be an alternate spelling of the name Jaalah or a variation of the name Kayla. 

How Popular is the Name Jayla? 

Jayla is the #313 most popular girls' name in the U.S., according to 2021 Social Security Administration data. It was a relatively popular name in the early-2000s, reaching a peak of #99 in 2006. 

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Jayla was at its peak popularity in June 2021. 

Popularity of the Name Jayla in the United States

Jayla was searched for most often in the following states: 

  • Mississippi
  • Louisiana
  • Georgia
  • Maryland
  • Alabama

Famous People Named Jayla and Jayla in Pop Culture 

Famous Jayla's include America's Next Top Model star Jayla Rubinelli, American rapper Jayla Marie, and American boxer Jayla Ortiz. 

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