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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Kyla
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Kyla in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Kyla:
Records indicate that 32,886 girls in the United States have been named Kyla since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2004, when 2,033 people in the U.S. were given the name Kyla. Those people are now 10 years old.
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Comments about the name Kyla
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238 Positive Comments
"Hey my name is kyla. I'm 13 and I'm named after my dad, Kyle. My middle name is jean after my mom And many people mispronounce my name. They call me Kylie or Kayla or kya. It gets really annoying!" Feb. 5, 2014:
"Shocker, I am Kyla! :) I am 27 and am named after my Dad, Kyle. My middle name is Lynn which is my Mom's middle name. I worked for a telecommunications company for 6 years and had to answer the phone. I got Kayla, Pat, Tyler, Kyler, Skyla. Although you would think I would be used to it by now, I HATE it when people call me Kayla. I'm not sure what it is but its just irritating when I've just told you my name and you interpret it the way you think it should be. Please listen to the words that are coming out of my mouth. Because of my name, I appreciate names and will always take the time to learn a name if its not common. Also, in email, people spell my name Kayla or Kyle. Like....Its in my email address. This is not a joke. If you can read and type on a computer, you should be able to get it right :). I, as well, get told I have a pretty name. I love my name and think its cool there are so few of us!" Dec. 5, 2013:
"I love my name is unique and very little people have my name.One thing I dont like is when people miss pronounce my name and call me kayla or kylie.My bestfriend is named kyla also. KYLAS' ARE AWESOME" Aug. 4, 2013:
"I am 49 and a Kyla. It was my mother's friend's name in high school. It was hard having such an unusual name but I have grown to appreciate it." May. 17, 2013:
"Hi my name is Kyla and I'm 10 it got to Caldwell middle school and some people call me Kayla or kailee I hate that but I love my name" Feb. 15, 2013:
"My daughters name is Kyla, second name Jade. She loves her name and only recently have i come across another Kyla." Feb. 12, 2013:
"Hi! I'm 15 years old, and my name is Kyla too =) I LOVE MY NAME! My mom named me Kyla because she heard it in a movie and though it was the most beautiful name ever :) I think it's nice to have a unique name and the meaning's really cool, but the fact that no one can read or write it properly is pretty annoying. Nice to know there's other Kyla's out there <3" Jan. 11, 2013:
"LOVE this name! So i named my little girl this. So pretty." Dec. 28, 2012:
"Hi may name as all of you is Kyla. And as all of you know, my name has been miss pronounced and miss spelled. I am 15 and will be starting my Sopmore year in high school. I was name after a highschool friend of my dads. My mom wanted to name me Kyla Ann but now I am just called Kyla Jean by my grann. I love the name & I'm proud to have this commen but unique name. <(")" Jul. 3, 2012:
"Im Kyla, I am almost 13. I love that people understand that this isn't a one of a kind name. We Kyla's are one with each other. We may all have the same name but, we are all unique and showing the world that Kyla is the name that shows beauty and smarts. Other people may call us Kayla, Kyle, Kalie, etc. We will someday show everybody that we are the beautiful and unique, no matter what others say." Mar. 25, 2012:
"I named my daughter Kyla Elizabeth in 2005 I absolutely love my hazel eyed, blonde curly haired little girl." Sep. 29, 2011:
"I named my daughter Kyla Elizabeth (my middle name). Just an idea for the future member of the Kyla club! :o) And yes, everyone does call her Kayla...I correct them every time! lol I had to wait 6 years to have my girl so I could name her Kyla! ;o)" Sep. 6, 2011:
"hi my name is kyla and some people think its kayla and carla but then most people say awwwwww your name is sooo pretty and now everyone has my name first it was very rear now its all over nd im 12 and i half" Sep. 5, 2011:
"hi! im 13 and i love my name though alot of people pronounce it wrong. when i tell people my name is kyla they always tell me that i have such a pretty name" Sep. 1, 2011:
"My name's Kyla, too. What a shocker :) Like how everyone else has said, my name has been mispronounced many times. In fact, it's probably been pronounced more times wrong than right. But I've become used to it over the years, and try my best to ignore the awkward moment when the person whose car I'm in calls me Kayla. As for meeting someone with the same name as me, it happened recently when I was out with a friend. A mother was calling to her little girl, "Kyla," when i turned around. It was so crazy, I thought I was hearing things." Jul. 15, 2011:
"helloo:) my name is kyla and im 15, people are always spelling and pronouncing my name wrong, its so annoying that the teachers would call me kayla, carla, kylie and sometimes even kyle! im the only kyla at my school as i dont know anybody else with the same name as me, but pronouncing my name is not hard at all, i dont see what difficulty people have with pronouncing it." Jun. 29, 2011:
"Hi i came across this meaning for kyla, here in Scotland its pronounced (kie-la) Celtic girls name which means so beautiful that only poets can describe her. That is so lovely,im naming my daughter this due on the 15th August." Jun. 28, 2011:
"ello' im 13 and my names kyla :) to every person who has pronounced the name " kyla" how stupid can u be? its so easy to pronounce KY-LA simple. i heard my name be the first word out of my baby cousins mouth. a baby is smarter then adults sometimes" Jun. 26, 2011:
"My daughters name is Kyla Jean and she is 3 so I dont know what it will be like when she is in school. But everyone tells me it is beautiful and unique!! Although I have been hearing it more and more at the playground and other moms at the stores. I love it!" Jun. 13, 2011:
"to the future Kyla try the middle name Danielle or Marie even Yvonne, or Nichole.just a thought since you asked." May. 26, 2011:
"I am naming my daughter Kyla. I just cant think of a middle name for her. Help me out girls." May. 24, 2011:
"i too carry the name kyla. i have had this name since 1977.my mom had no idea what to call me so my aunt thought kyla was unique so with no other choices on the table that became my name. i so hated my name when i was younger cause people kept pronouncing it wrong. i did .not realize the miss pronouncing of a four letter word would continue into adult hood.i did work with a kilah in high school. that was the first time the second time was a little girl who once was a patient of mine in the late 90's.in jr.high got kicked out of class on the first day cause the teacher butchered my name so i yelled its k-y-l-a!! she told me i was rude.so i told her, no whats rude is this is english class which my name is a four letter english word that you change the "y" to "i" and you got what? kila which is my name but with a"y" duh! its safe to say she never got my name wrong again. years later she told me she respected me for not allowing any one to call me any thing other than my name, just correct the person with a little more restraint.point taken mrs.codswell(smile)" May. 23, 2011:
"Hey! My name's Kyla and I'm 13! My seventh-grade techer always calls me Kayla, and it gets on my nerves! But then again there are like three Kyla's in my school! So, she should know it!(:" Mar. 14, 2011:
"hi my names kyla. im 13. it is very anoying that people get my name wrong. my seventh grade teacher could never get my name rite. ive always liked my name and i never knew so many people had the same name as me." Mar. 9, 2011:
"Heyaa, My Names Kyla Warder Im 13 And All Of My Teachers And Some Other People, Called Me Kylie, Kayla And Even Kylee, But, I Think This Is Very Stuped Seeing As Its So Easy For Me And Some Of My Friend To Say... Ive Only Ever Met One Other Person Called Kyla In Tesco's, When My Mum Was Shouting Me And A Nother Little Girl And Her Mum Came Over.
It Was Pretty Funny TBH <3 <3 xx" Mar. 7, 2011:
"Kyla's are a unique bunch, I am proud to be a part of it :)" Feb. 23, 2011:
"Hello fellow Kyla's, I'm a 40+ Kyla - so I think I'm the most ancient Kyla on the board :) Love that there are so many of us!" Feb. 10, 2011:
"My name is Kyla and i am 14 and i am ALWAYS being called kayla its really annoying I have never met any one else with the name kyla" Jan. 25, 2011:
"i love being named kyla its unique i hate when people mispronounce my name though its really not that hard. but its fun. i don't know anyone else named kyla. / kyla mckenzie - 13 - ohio" Jan. 25, 2011:
"My name's Kyla and i'm 13....
I love the name Kyla and the Irish meaning.
People ALWAYS say my name as: Kayla, Kyler or Kaylee.... Even a couple of times Tyler... It's so weird ! I've never even met someone with the same name as me ! Which is pretty kewl." Jan. 17, 2011:
"My names Khyla and I love my name, the only thing that bothers me is how often my name is mispronounced. I like how mine has a silent "H" in it. Go the Khyla's/Kyla's!!! I didnt realise how common my name was!" Jan. 14, 2011:
"im 11 years old and i love my name i do get picked on but everyone calls me kayla it sometimes shout ITS KYLA!!!" Jan. 8, 2011:
"I always loved being Kyla. Its so unusual and lots of compliments. I am 40 now it when I was little always was called Karla, then came Patch & Kayla (the soap opera it couple of the late 80's), then Kylie once that singer was famous." Dec. 9, 2010:
"I just named my new baby, Kyla and I love it!! It is unique and she is unique. I do hate when people call her Kayla though!" Dec. 3, 2010:
"My 9 month old daughter is named Kyla and I think she is the most beautiful baby with the most beautiful name. I'm glad to hear so many Kylas love their name, hopefully my little girl will too." Dec. 1, 2010:
"My name is Kyla & I absulutely love my name! Its so unique and all ;) I would definately recommend calling your daughters Kyla, its such a lovely name!" Dec. 1, 2010:
"my names kyla i LOVEE it. im 15 and i only have like tthree teachers that actually get my name right lol, to all the others im kayla, kyle or whatever they call me .i eventually got used to it and dont even acknowledge that they say my name wrong. my mom wanted to name me emma but then my dad was like NO i want names that start with all k's so then my mom was like kyla. lol she thought she made a name up and was excited hahaa. oh well im glad im not the only one with a name like kyla ;)" Nov. 25, 2010:
"I LOVE MY NAME!My name is Kyla(of course!)and i am 10 years old. We r super lucky 2 have such a unique name.
Peace. Love. Laughter.
Kyla :D :P :)" Nov. 23, 2010:
"My name is Kyla and I love it! Beautiful! I am amazed at the growing popularity of the name especially lately. And yes I have been called Kyle KAYLA Kylar Tyler Karla even! KYLA ROCKS I dated a guy named Ky once, it was funny." Nov. 18, 2010:
"continuing comment from Kyla Cheyenne. I tried to upload a photo of her unsuccessfully. She is bi-racial; 1/2 black, 1/2 white. I never dreamed her 4 letter name would be sooo difficult to pronounce. I will print this page to encourage her to love it when she gets older." Oct. 24, 2010:
"My 6 year old daughter is Kyla Cheyenne. I picked it due to its meaning & uniqueness. She gets tired of being called Kayla. Me to." Oct. 24, 2010:
"OMFG I really did not know how many Kyla's it actually are. We have the most coolest name ever.! Lol" Oct. 20, 2010:
"hi its lovely 2 find a website with the name Kyla on it! im from glasgow in scotland and iv never met a single person from here called kyla that is apart from my beautiful 6 1/2 month baby girl kyla Mary Ann! my mum choose the name and it suits my baby girl down 2 a tee! the only problem is people just dont get the name! people have called her kayla, kyra, tylar and kylie! i have even had a disagreement with a member of my family about how u pronounce kyla? she insisted u pronounce it kayla! lol i even doubted myself but only 4 a min! kyla is a beatiful name for beautiful girls xxxx" Oct. 18, 2010:
"My name is Kyla and I'm 17 and yes, i Love my name. My mom actually was going to name me "Kylianne" (YUK) but instead changed the "e" in Kyle to an "a" and thought she invented the name, haha. But I absolutely LOVE my name. It gets annoying though not just when people can't pronounce my name, because I'm used to it, (but sometimes I get sick of even telling people my name and literally just spell it out), but when I go to the store and cant find a key chain or a bracelet or anything with my name on it. Sometimes if there are like key chains or plaques, or something that are just letters I spell my name with them and hope that Eventually some merchandiser person will recognize how pretty the name is and make me a key chain. But this year I'm getting a class ring for my highschool, With my name on it. woooo :)" Oct. 10, 2010:
"hey and my name is kyla. i thought i was the only person in the world with that name. i really love it but i get annoyed when people keep calling me kayla. my best friend is named kayla and my other friends name is keymah." Oct. 9, 2010:
"" hey my name is kyla ( duh ) im 12 years old. ive met one other person that was named kyla and she was awesome. i love my name so much i wouldnt change it for the world. but it gets so effin annoying when people call me every name under the sun except kyla. almost all of my teachers and even friends didnt know how to prononce my name when we first met or spell. it was kinda funny. my name means lovely and beautiful. my whole name means beautiful morning. which is kyla dawn. well thats all i have to say so byebye." Sep. 29, 2010:
"kyla is my twin sisters name! my mom thought she was going to have a boy, but out popped twin girls! she was born first so she got to be kyle(haha) I mean kyla! its amazing how many of you have the same story!" Sep. 18, 2010:
"I'm 13 and i get called everything in the book but Kyla. it is soo annoying but u get used to it after a while.Anyways... thumbs up to an awesome name like Kyla!! - Kyla Withey 13 Oklahoma City." Sep. 18, 2010:
"My wife is a Kyla, and she is the most sociable and loving person anyone I know has ever met." Sep. 6, 2010:
"Kyla is my 3 year old daughters name. I love it. It compleatly fits her in every way." Aug. 10, 2010:
"Hi my name is Kyla im 13 yrs old. Ive always gotten compliments on how pretty my name is but i find it extremly annoying that everyone feels the need to call me kayla kylie kyle or even karla. But i still love my name and its very pretty :) my mom wanted to name me something unique so since there were to many kaylas she decided to take out the "a" and name me kyla. I love you mom <3" Aug. 5, 2010:
"I'm glad to know there are more Kyla's in the universe. I get called Kayla, Kya, Kylie alot and it's annoying but I love my name because my mom and dad picked it out for me. It's special and unique. Love, Kyla Nicole 8 yrs old in Ohio." Aug. 3, 2010:
"Hi, My name is Kyla! I love my name so much. Its really pretty and unique, but i find it annoying when people call me," Kayla"
It's Ky- La. duh." Jul. 30, 2010:
"I love this name. Had never heard it before, but once I did, I decided to name my daughter Kyla. They mispronounce her name alot too- and still loves it! She is 14, her middle name is Chanel (like the perfume), so she got a double wammy. Try "Kylie channel"!" Jul. 22, 2010:
"i am a 23 year old Kyla. i ahve not always liked my name..but once i was out of school i like it alot more!! i have been "kayla" or "karla" or anything else my whole life like most of us have!! but its ok! Kyla is a fantastic name and i love it!!! we are the best!! we have to be to put up with stupid people that cannot read or say our name no matter how many times we correct them!!! haha :)" Jul. 20, 2010:
"Hi, my name is Kyla, and I'm 11. Every time I get presents, they usually say, "To: Kayla." I've been given necklaces and keychains that say "Kayla" on them. No one has called me Tyler yet, but when people first meet me, they call me Kyle, Kayla, or Kylie. People who have known me for more than 5 years still call me Kayla, even though I tell them how it's really pronounced. I try to find water bottles and fake license plates with my name on it, but I can't find any! It's so annoying! Give us a break! we work hard to have this name!" Jul. 17, 2010:
"my name is also Kyla i'm 33 years old.Am I the oldest Kyla out there? I also love my name and am also sick of being called Kayla." Jul. 11, 2010:
"My daughter's name is Kyla, I have to admit, I named her because of an inspiring person, but besides that I completely LOOOVE the name. The name is much too pretty, and at least for me, it quickly excuses the whole kayla crap." Jun. 29, 2010:
"my name is kyla but i gets soo annoying when peole call me kayla well thats all i gotta say" Jun. 17, 2010:
"heeeey my name is kyla too! I'm a twin. and her name is kayla!! my mom obviously wanted to confused people because they call me kayla all the time even they call her kayla too. they only change my name not hers. soo weird. i like my name tho. nobody else's name in my whole school is kyla. KYLA'S KICK BUTT!!!" Jun. 2, 2010:
"I love my name! It is such an awesome name that no one around has! :) So I really don't like seeing other people comment with the name Kyla. Not cool. I suggest that you get your name changed on your birth cirtificuite cause i'm the only one allowed with that name, Thank you very much. Have a nice day!" May. 20, 2010:
"People always pronounce my name wrong. They call me Kayla or Kylie. I'm always really annoyed. I don't know why they can't pronounce it right. I was excited one Christmas when I got a book with my name in it. There is a whole "Kyla May" series written by - you guessed it - Kyla May! I like having an uncommon name because it's pretty. ~Kyla, 8, NJ" May. 16, 2010:
"OMG there's so many Kyla's I never knew that the nome Kyla was so popular and I only know 1 other person named Kyla so I researched my name Kyla and i found that there's a famous singer named Kyla. I thought that was so cool" Apr. 25, 2010:
"I have a daughter I have named Kyla. I love the name and like yourselves seem to be correcting people, she even gets called Tyler along with the others named on here. Many people say what a lovely name it is and I have no doubt that I have picked the right one." Apr. 16, 2010:
"I'm 15 and my name is Kyla I hate how people mispronounce it its not that hard but i still love it. My friends actualy started calling me Kylla. You just make the y a low I like in syllable. you get the same y sound." Apr. 6, 2010:
"OMG i have nenever seen so many people with my name before, my name is Kyla Elizabeth and i am 15 years old and I know what its like to have people mispronounce my name, i get called kayla, karla, kylie, and even kyle once too. however i absolutly love my name ive always liked exotic names the only bad this is though is that there are no keychains, or anything like that anywhere unless you special order it. but its ok i still luv my name!!! Kyla's ROCK!!" Mar. 2, 2010:
"IM THINKING ABOUT NAMING MY FIRST CHILD KYLA IT SOUNDS ALOT LIKE MY NAME AND I MY NAME IS ACTUALLY BEAUTIFUL AS WELL...SO I CANT WAIT TIL SHE COMES SO I CAN GIVE HER THIS NAME.HAVENT HEARD ALOT GIRLS WITH THE NAME KYLA SO THATS A PLUS TOO...I WANT HER TO BE THE ONLY KYLA IN THIS TOWN" Feb. 23, 2010:
"MY NAME IS KYLA LESHAE AND I'M 34 YRS OLD. I'VE MET A TWO OR THREE OTHER LITTLE GIRLS WITH MY OR OUR NAME. I'VE NEVER HEARD OF OR SEE ANYONE MY AGE WITH THE NAME KYLA. COMING UP THROUGH THE 80'S I WENT THROUGH A LOT OF CORRECTING PEOPLE AND ANSWERING TO KAYLA KYLIE KELA CARLA.... I EVEN SAID "WHEN I GROW UP I'M GOING TO CHANGE MY NAME" OVER TIME I'VE GROWN TO LOVE MY NAME AND EVEN NAMED MY SON KYLAN GO FIGURE LOL." Feb. 9, 2010:
"My daughter is 12yrs old and she has the beautiful name Kyla also. I fell in love with the name while working for the Public Library. There was a little girl named Kyla and she always borrowed this book "Do Like Kyla", by Angela Johnson. My daughter always complained about not having anything in her name so this book was a great gift for her. She now has a little baby brother that she reads her book to. However, though she's gotten over being called Kayla all the time she loves her name. My mom has the entire family calling her Kyla Mae because she felt it was missing something. I love my Kyla and her name. Kyla is a great well-rounded child. I'm blessed to have her for a daughter......." Feb. 7, 2010:
"I named my daughter Kylla (using two l's). She is 8 years old and a bit unsure of it right now. She mostly complains that there is nothing with her name on it and that it is always mispronounced. Adults have complimented on how pretty it is though, and I hope she grows up to enjoy its uniqueness. Kyllas are terrific!!" Jan. 27, 2010:
"I guess we can all agree that our name is hardly EVER pronounced correctly! LOL! even after you correct people, they still continue to get it wrong. Oh well, the name ROCKS!! I love it. I noticed lower down on this thread that someone named their daughter Kyla Brooke... Mine is Kyla Brooks! Very cool :)
28 yrs old, Tucson AZ" Jan. 9, 2010:
"I love my name. When I was young, I wanted to be called by my last name, Justine, but I've learned that it's great having an uncommon name. I've become so used to being called Kayla, though, that I catch myself answering to Kayla, even if I'm not being spoken to. I'm also called Kylie and, ever once in a while, Kyle.
Anyway, I've never met another Kyla in person, so seeing all the comments is pretty cool.
-Kyla Breckman,15,Florida" Jan. 8, 2010:
"Kyla is an awesome name. There is kyla pratt, the U.S. actress, kyla the filipino RnB singer and then kyla cole who is an 'adult entertainer'. My name is Kyla, and I love it. It has been shortened to kiki in recent years, which i still think is cute!" Jan. 2, 2010:
"thats what my nickname sounds like i'm actually called Michaela (pronouced meekyla)everyone who's name is kyla you rock" Jan. 1, 2010:
"many times people call me kyda,kayla, kaylie, kayde, people always spell it like kayla, through my 18 years of life i've only met 1 kyla. and only heard of Kyla Pratt, from Disney Channel. i wish that the stores had a kyla keychain. they never have my name. but i love my name.
~kyla, 18, Utah" Dec. 23, 2009:
"My best friend's name is Kyla Dawn. Such a pretty name." Dec. 6, 2009:
"My name is kyla and over the years i have been called kierra, kyle, kylie, kayla, kaylee, kyra, kya, and kal. i was born august 16th. i am proud to have be named kyla because even though it is annoying to be mistaken for another name, "Kyla" says that there is something extraordinary and unique about that person, that they arent just one boring color, they are all the colors of the rainbow in different tints." Dec. 5, 2009:
"Hey! My name is Kyla Lynn. I can totally agree with all the other girls who say that everyone messes up our name! I always think,"how hard is it to say a four letter word?" lol. I, too get the whole kylie and Kayla thing!" Nov. 30, 2009:
"my name is "KYLA" more than often people misprounonce my name , even my own grandfather ! people also tell me whay a lovely name and than say it wrong!" Nov. 25, 2009:
"my daughter name is Kyla. she is the only Kyla in the town we live in .. i was told when she was ababy her name sounded like a music note.. so funny because she is now 10 years old and sings and very talented .." Nov. 14, 2009:
"My 5 year old daughter's name is Kyla. When I was pregnant with her, it was important to me to give her a name that bore a gift...sort of like the good fairies in the Sleeping Beauty fairytale. I had known 2 Kylas growing up who were both uncommonly self-confident and creative. I have always been artistic and creative, but never self confident, and I wanted my daughter to have that trait. Kyla she became, and yup, she's a beautiful strait of water too. ;)" Oct. 20, 2009:
"My name is Kyla. Everyone always says how beautiful my name is, although at the start they are always unsure of how it is pronounced. My friends worked out a way of making sure people didn't forget how to spell it; They said by saying k-eye-la. And when they say the 'eye' bit, they pointed at their eye. It's worked every time so far. Now no one pronounces my name incorrectly :)"