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  • Records indicate that 27,309 girls in the United States have been named Shayla since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1999, when 1,187 people in the U.S. were given the name Shayla. Those people are now 20 years old.

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    Comments about the name Shayla

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      86 Positive Comments

  • "Hi my name is Shayla and I like my name it is very unique and pretty. Sure I get call Shyla or Jayla but I will always correct them because I'm proud of my name" Mar. 15, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Shayla and my teacher is always spelling like shayl and saying it would and slot of people say that I have a unique name" Jan. 6, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Shayla. I ABSOLUTELY LOVE MY BAME! Sometimes my teachers spell my name like (Sheila or Shaela) and that meant all year long when a one of my teachers spelled my name, I would have to spell it all out. Any way my mom named me after my cousin Shayla. I was born in November 11,2004 and I was born on one of my other cousins birthday, so sometimes I mad because I have to share my birthday but I get over it, and I still love my cousin, my mom, my dad, and all my family. So thanks mom for naming me Shayla" Jun. 20, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hello, my name is Shayla :) I love my first name, my name came from my mom. My older sister who is only 13 months older than me is named Kayla. So my mom was getting her rhyme on b/c I came so fast she couldn't think apparently lol. I didn't use to like my name b/c I couldn't get customized pens and license plates and my sister could! SMH lol but overall I love my name, it's who I am :)" Jun. 26, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I laugh because of all the people saying how uncommon the name Shayla is. Try having the name Ilona spelled with an i not LLona and all the weird variations that come with that name! Anyways, Shayla is a beautiful name, that's why I named my daughter Shayla-anne. She loves her name, hates her middle name Simone. I guess 1 out of 2 ain't bad." Mar. 13, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is shayla dyanne my mom named me after the model shayla Simpson ;) I ws born in 1978.my best friend is named shayla too we went to grammer school and has been friends ever since. I love my name its sexy" Mar. 31, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1984 and I love my name. Even though it is pronounced the way its spelled Shayla for some reason people add letters and call me Shaylyn or Sheila or even call me Taylor. My grandmothernamed me after a model and my parents thought it was a cool idea and I do too lol!" Jun. 19, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1974 and my name is Shaila. My mother knew a lady from india named Shaila while she was pregnant and she liked her name so much that is the name she gave me when I was born." Nov. 25, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born in 1996 my Parents named me Shaela yeah i know different haha i always get asked if im atralian haha i love my name its deff. unigue im usually just shay or shay-shay but yeah my parents say they saw a chick on Oprah who named her Shayla but they wanted mine to b different. so they did:)" May. 4, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My best friend's name is Shayla. She's told me that many people spell it like Shayle, Sheyle. And people pronounce it like Sheila, or Shale. I usually call her Shay for a nickname. She doesn't mind it, because we're best friends. Neither she or I, have ever met anyone with the name Shayla." Feb. 22, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY NAME IS SHAYLA AND I LOVE IT! ZOH MY GAWDD! LOLcanooo! this is awesome lol! lovin ma name tehehe!" Feb. 9, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla I was born in 1997 I was named after my mom named Shyla my name is alright I don't absolutley love it but sometimes I do my middle name is LeNay but lots of people call me Shay-Shay Shayla Grace or Shayla May I like them al & I want to name my daughter Shaylynn Grace when I grow up" Dec. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name Is Shayla I was born 19888. I myself have only met three other Shayla's. My mother loved Ayla clan of the cave bear and added an SH to make Shayla. People miss spell my name everywhere and miss pronounce it all the time. Sheila, Shayna, Shilo, Shilah , Shala, Shaylie... I still love my name, its brough my good fortune thus far.." Dec. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla as well and i was born in 1995... i love my name. i thought it was unique until i started to meet more and more shayla's but i still love love it. my parents named me after a girl who they saw on the news and she was stuck in a well.. lol thats funny but i like that story" Nov. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Name is Shayla Ann and I was born in 1989. My mom was really big into Days of our lives and really liked Kayla So she somehow derived Shayla from that lol. I have not met another Shayla but I have heard the name more frequently since my teenage years and on. I once met a couple that had a dog named shayla tho lol" Nov. 12, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is shayla and i was born august 10, 1990. my mothers sister named me after a friend she had. i love my name other than when im called shey-luh, sheila, shana, or sheyley....ugh. i have met a few other shayla but none of them spell it like mine :-) *im so one of a kind* I LOVE MY NAME!" Nov. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla and i was born Jan.1993. My dad wanted to name me Shayla because my older sister name is Kayla. But..we're not twins. I love my name! I only hate it when teachers spell it like "Shala" or when they pronounce it like shela. How ugly. But other than that, i love it. Especially when i'm called Shay. Or my middle name, Nichelle :)" Oct. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Shayla, she was born in 1998. I kinda thought i made it up as well. We couldn't agree on any names but her father liked Shae...which was too boring for me, also her middle name is Lene'e after mine and i didn't like the way it sounded together. So i thought Kayla..Shayla. He agreed to this name. Alot of people think her name is Kayla or Shayna or ask how to spell it, she goes to school with one other Shayla but my older son goes to school with a few of them. She does get called Shay a lot, everyone used to call her La La. I still love the name & she likes it as well." Oct. 10, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is Tashayla but i go by Shayla for short..I was born in 1992, My mama said she got my name from a lady on a TV series. Ive only met 2 people with my name one was a baby at a hospital and the other was a little girl that moved in down the street how weird lol" Sep. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is LaShayla. Everyone either calls me Shayla or Shaw for short. I absolutely love my name! I know quite a few people with the name Shayla. My mom got my name from our neighbors daughter Shayla and just added the La to make it special I guess. Oh yeah, I'm 15." Aug. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter is named Shayla Kathleen. At 13, she likes her name but despises nicknames--she does not like to be called Shay or Shay Shay. My husband and I fell in love with the name and its meaning ("from the fairy palace.") Once we discovered the name there was never a debate over what we'd name our little girl." Jul. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My names shayla! Rotfl. Ive only met 3 shaylas in my life. when i wuz at a garage sale,and my friend's friend. also my old friend Shaela. :)" Jul. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My second daughter was born in 1990 and her first name is Shayla and her middle name is Marie. She is 19 now and we have only met 2 other girls with that name, we live in Canada" Jun. 8, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named my daughter born in 2002 Shayla. I came accross the name cause I was trying to talk to my boss Sharon and somehow the name Shayla came out. (this was 4 years before I would ever become pregnant with my daughter an I had always loved the name since I said it. SO when I met my husband and we found out we were having a girl there was no arguement over what her name was going to be. Although it does get mispronounced alot she loves it and is glad she has a unique name. Her middle name is Ann-Marie which is after her two great grandoparents." May. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is pronounced Shayla, but it's spelled Shailah. For short I spell it Shay and that's what most people call me. I've only met a few people who spell it Shailah and I really like the name and the spelling. It can be difficult for people to figure it out. That's why I go by Shay." May. 14, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Shayla Ann. i was was born august 17th. i love my name - when i was born in 1973 - it was very uncommon, i like having an unusual name, it set me apart from the other "boring" or more plain names. i have enjoyed not being mainstream or having a common name. my name really suits my personality." Apr. 18, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is shayla born in 2000, I love this name cause it's different . Her friends call her shay or shay shay" Apr. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I named by daughter Shayla Grace. She was born on February 14th, so I consider her a true blessing. When I chose the name, it meant, one who sees." Feb. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Diane I was born in Nov. 1988. I have a twin named Kayla, so my mom wanted our names to rhyme, and that's how I became Shayla! My middle name is after my mom, who passed away I in'08, so I love it evem more!! It does get mispronounced a lot: I get called Shelia a lot! I really hate when I am called Shay or Shay-Shay!! I do love my name because its different and I think its pretty!" Feb. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Kimesha I absolutely love my name. I was born Sept. 1981. And yes people mispronounce my name, they call me Sheila, Shyla, Shawla, and sometimes when I'm on the phone they think I've said my name is Taylor. Not sure how they get that one. I even say an episode of Sex and the City where Charlotte wanted to name her future baby Shayla, but a friend had stolen the name from her. And just today I saw that one of the contestants in the Miss America pageant's name is Shayla. I love it!!" Jan. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am pregnant with a baby girl due in June 2010 who will be named Shayla Rayn. I have always thought Shayla was such a beautiful name, but I've never actually met one. We'll probably call her Shay most of the time." Jan. 25, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi. My name is Shayla too :) I was born in July 1991. I hated my name at first because it felt like I was the only one in school with a unique name. But after meeting a few people with my name, I`ve grown to like it, I think it`s good to be different. People used to spell it wrong, but i think it`s becoming more popular around here (Canada)." Jan. 9, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Shayla is the the name i gave my daughter. The name fits har to a T. She's bright, beautiful and a joy to be around. Plus the name is not very common. great pick on my part." Oct. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Lorene I thought I was one of a hand full. I did'nt like my name for along time but then some how I learned to love it.I think that the name is very pretty . Born 1985." Aug. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla, but spelled SHAILA said the same way. I am Shaila Marie and was born in 1968. I was named after my cousin. My aunt had been writing the name SHEILA over and over and then she noticed one of the E's looked like an A and said "SHAILA/SHAYLA" And so that is how she named my cousin and why it is spelled with an I rather than a Y." Aug. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shala Audrey - My mother got it off the Flintstones cartoon in 1971 - Fred and family go to Mexico and a Jewel Theif wants Fred to smuggle diamonds out in his marocca's and her name is "Shale-la" from the rock Shale, however it is listed in baby books from the Irish O'Shea, and meaning from the "Fairy Place" an old Celtic Idea...I like my name but it has been interesting being called everything under the sun...but its nice not to have a duplicate in my life experience - where ever I go I feel unique in my name." Aug. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Tani', born Aug 1, 1990... I didn't like my name at first, I don't really know why, probably because it's always mispronounced...I can see my middle name giving people trouble, but just like other people commented, Shayla is pronounced exactly the way it's spelled so there shouldn't be a problem but I've always been called Sheila, Shalay (most common), Shala, etc. Now, I sometimes just introduce myself as Shay, that's what my friends and family call me...but I like Shayla, it's simple but different and I always get compliments on how pretty the name is :-) I've only met a few people with the name, one of them being my younger cousin who was named after me." May. 24, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I plan on naming my daughter Shayla when she is born in a few months. Her middle name will be Malia...Shayla Malia...i think this is a beautiful name :)" May. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Wel,, my name is Shayla. I was born June 17th, 1996. I think that my experience with this name, is thaat some people misstake me for, Kayla. Or in gym, there is a girl named Kayla, and since it rhymes with Shayla, I always thought that my gym teacher was calling MY name, not her's." Mar. 29, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "haha. yup. i happen to be a shayla as well.Shayla Brianna(: its a little weird seein all these other people with the same name as me, cuz its not that common of a name lol. but anyways, i like my name. most of my friends call me shay." Jan. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "IM GLAD MY NAME IS SHAYLA CUZ IM DIFFERENT DEN ANYONE ELSE" Jan. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Well my name is Shayla. I've always disliked my name so I usually go by my middle name Nicole but now i love my name so i go by Shayla" Dec. 28, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I luv my name cuz no one else really has it in the u.s." Dec. 19, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Shaela Aubrey (pronounced Shay-la) but often is said Shay-ela yuck! That ticks me off. My husband didn't like her name at first but now she couldn't be named anything different and we both absolutley love the name. She is our little Shae-Shae or shaela potata!" Dec. 17, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name shayla we named our dog that & then 3 years later we had our little girl & named her shaylyn" Nov. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My is Shayla Lyn; my mom named me that (in 1989) after seeing a model in a magazine names Shaylin.... hence i got the name shayla lyn. haha i really like my name, and so does eeryone else. "Thanks mom!" ;) SHOUT OUT TO AL U OTHER SHAYZ OUT THERE!!!" Nov. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughters name is Shayla Alyse its a beautiful name when she was born all the staff at the hospital commented on how different and beautiful the name was she can some day thank her brothers and sister for picking this great name out for her!" Nov. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "We are going to name our daughter Shayla - I thought I had made it up tho! and I googled it expecting there would be nothing but now find out that not only are their other Shaylas but that there are lots of other Shaylas! Oh well, so much for my unique name but its still beautiful." Oct. 31, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "LOVE THE NAME. going to name my daughter that when older. shayla Louise or shayla rose or Shayla Norelle ( L )" Oct. 18, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I've had quite a few Shayla friends in my lifetime.. My name's Ashley, and in 1991, it was quite popular. But I most definitely look like an Ashley though so it's all good :P" Sep. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "I`m in Junior high right now and my name is Shayla Ann. When I was little they called my name over the loudspeaker. I always used to get mad when they messed up. Now I think its freakin hilarious. I've been called: Sheila, Shala, Shana, Shalyah, and Shivia. (where did that come from?) I've just finally heard the wierdest song by blondie about a factor worker named Shayla. I wonder if the name rhiannon went up in popularity because of Fleetwood Mac? IRISH PEOPLE RULE! luv yah other Shaylas!" Jun. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is SHAYLA i love the name my parents found the name in a novela a spanish show but i love my name most people do say my name wrong they call me shelia,shala,shella i really dont no any other shayla' BUT HERES A SHOUT OUT TO ALL THE SHAYLAS sometimes i get mad because it is a very uncommon name but its starting to be a popular name but o well." Jun. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is shayla && i thik its a non common name that is bubbly &&cute, && it makes me unique.. i love my name bcse this name is for someone who wants to be famous..&& guess what..i will be famous hehe :]]" Jun. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i named my daughter shayla. i had looked at over 1000's of names as my partner and i couldn't decide on a name. then one night he said "SHAYLA" i then put my name joanne it didn't to good but then put jo and we then had our babies name shayla jo. my partner never mentioned this name to me as his other dauthgers middle name is shae which him and his ex wife got from shayla, she didn't like the name shayla, dont ask me why as i think it is the most beautiful name out. when i named shayla back in 2002 it wasn't so popular and that was what we were looking for but then on the tv show sex and the city surprise they named the child shayla. now in australia soince then the name is more popular. buyt i still think my little girl has a unique name that suits her. people tend to get her name wrong and she doesn't like that but i remind her that they get it wrong cause she has a special name that paople don't normally hear and then she is happy. my sisters friend called her daughter shayla this really ticked me off as she siad she was looking for something unpopular and unique, well being a small circle of friends its not so unique now. my daughter is older by two years so people often ask why she took the name..." Jun. 1, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Ann. I used to not like it when I was younger because every1 would say "shaylay" or "shala", but i realized that they only did that because i was lucky enough to get a unique name instead of Betty or Ashley (no offense to Betty or Ashleys). Plus, there arent that many other teenage Shayla's." May. 15, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Dawn Burnett and I actually love my name I didn't like it when I was younger but now I understand how unique it actually is." May. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Shayla Rae. I thought I had made up her name as well but It is getting really popular . I knew i was going to have a child with a unique personality so i wanted a unique name to go with it. She is living up to it . She doesnt like her name being so popular but i think all the Shaylas should be proud to have such a pretty name that others around the world want it too." May. 5, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla I was named after my moms best friend,shayla, and I know a few other shaylas :] Its becoming a pretty common name." Apr. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "omg i love this name you non it is mine in all yaaaaaaaa yah trick jk!" Apr. 24, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "haha i love my name. people love it but always misspell or mispernounce it. i only know one other shayla and she was named after me lol." Apr. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my sister is called shayla and she is 6 and it isnt very common in the uk but i love the name" Apr. 14, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my daughter name is shayla love the name not to common dont know any other shaylas" Mar. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "There are a lot of people that spell my name wrong.I only now one other shayla." Feb. 16, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughter's name is Shayla and she is 33. I love the name and so does she! Didn't realize it was so popular. I made it up, I thought. Oh well, love to all you Shaylas out there." Nov. 29, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is Charlotte's favorite name on the show "Sex & the City," and then her friend steals the name for the friend's new baby girl. I always felt sorry for Charlotte because Shayla was her "special name" that she had kept from childhood. At any rate, the name sounds so pretty." Nov. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I like my first name. When people hear it for the first time, they say "well that's a pretty name". My mom was going to name me Mindy but I am soo glad she chose Shayla. She first discovered my name on a late 60's tv game show and there was a women named "Shayla" on there, so she vowed that if she ever had a girl, that she would name her Shayla.I'm glad I'm not a Mindy. I've only met one other Shayla." Nov. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla... I live in Seattle.. and I LOVE my name too! I think this name is pretty common down here because I know 5. I hate it when people say "ShYla"... it's like.. hello! there's an "A" in my name!" Sep. 27, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love my name! I have only met one other Shayla and I like it that way!" Sep. 17, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Shayla, I love its Celtic background. As for the song, I was named after it I think." Feb. 11, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Im planning on naming my daughter Shayla. i think its a beautiful rare name." Jan. 19, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "you dont here many people with my name it has many menings it means blind in latin, fairy palace in irish and one love in american indian its a beautifal name im glade that i am one of the very few people who have it = )" Jan. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Shayla is a beautiful name. There is a song by the group Blondie called "Shayla." At the beginning of the song, Shayla is alienated and unhappy.The ending,though,is vague and mysterious. I like to think that Shayla found the happiness she was looking for." Dec. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its a beautiful name that i called my daughter, it has meanings of Gentle, and gracious gift of god. Love it" Dec. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is my name and it is often miss pronounced, and that is annoying,but it is a part of me that makes me feel unique.I don't know what I'd be without it.You can make alot of nicknames from it,too!" Nov. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is my name and I love it. I think my father did a great job is pick out a unique name. I am begin to learn of more people having my name. In addition, I also get compliented on my name." Oct. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name and it is pronounced Shea La. its always pronounced wrong, my father even pronounced it wrong, he would say shell-la. i have met 3 people so far with name but im pretty sure there are many more out there in the world." Oct. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am going to name my new baby girl Shayla once she arrives. I absolutely love the name!" Jun. 22, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am seven months pregnant and this has been the only name we have loved since we heard it. Shayla Heather will be our daughters name. We cannot wait to give it to her." Jun. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla but my mom spelled it Shala. So I get a lot of people saying it incorrectly. They pronounce it Sha- la. But I still love it." May. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is a beatuiful name. My granddaughter is named Shayla and people often tell us and her what a beatuiful name it is." May. 27, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "this name means fairy palace it is a beautiful name and anyone who has it is very lucky" May. 5, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Shayla. My most favoirte Aunt's name was Sheila but pronounced Shayla. So who better to name my sweet girlie then after my most favorite Aunt. This is a traditional Finnish girls name." Apr. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is what we are naming our first born. I have loved it since I have heard it, but it took my husband to come around, now he can't think of anything more beautiful." Mar. 25, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "that's my name but i spell mine like (shaila)so that's a beatiful name" Mar. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Its my name and i love it! I've never actually met anyone else who had the same name. Very origninal!" Mar. 21, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is my name and i think it is a beautiful name. I often tell my parents it was one of the simplest gifts they could have given me -- blessing me with such a beautiful name. I consistently get complimented on it!! And, with an entire Sex and the City episode about the name how could you go wrong?" Jul. 7, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "My name is Shayla Mali (no not mally, no not molly, muh-lee). I like my first and middle name together. But I hate my first name. Most people just assume my name is Sheila. I don't even bother correcting them anymore. It makes no difference. The only thing I like about my name is the meaning, which is fairy PALACE, not fairy place, btw, because I am a faerie... who is seriously considering changing her name." May. 8, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We just named out baby Shayla. We love it because it means 'her gift'. Also because it is a beautiful feminine sounding name. Our parents had a hard time with it since they have never heard it and prefer trendy traditional names, but we absolutely love it." Sep. 23, 2005: Report as inappropriate

      46 Neutral Comments

  • "Hi! Obviously my name is also Shayla. For some reason people always spell my name like Shyala?? What?! Anyways, I love my name. It is unique and pretty like me." Sep. 3, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "People always spell my name wrong but it's fine. My older brother sage named me, my mom was gonna name me Kyra but there was already two k names a two t names in the family he was the only s name so he named me Shayla. my friends always say it's unique. I was born on June 18 2004, I have brown hair and brown eyes, I love my name and I would never give it up." Jun. 21, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Marie. I absolutely love my name. I was born on January 2, 2004. I have never met anyone with the same name as me, but i'm sure that someday I will. I am in 7th grade, and I am the ONLY Shayla in the school. I think it is completely and absolutely awesome knowing that I will not be mistaken for anybody in my school." Apr. 24, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is shayla Michelle and i was born november 1986. I've never really cared for it I've always gone by shay in school but I do think its awesome there are so many people named shayla." Feb. 22, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hey my name is shayla my bestfriends name is shaylee my teacher always mixes us up i was born May 22, 2004 im 11 years old and love dogs and I have a crush on......" Aug. 31, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla and everyone Iv ever met and most people know how to spell it except a few times they spelled it like this:shala lol but most people at its a realy pretty name and my middle name is Brooke so I think it goes good" Jan. 29, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "im only 12 but im in 7 garde and all the subs i had so far are all spelling may name wroung.My freinds usally call me sha sha and im okay with it but it gets annoying!" Nov. 16, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is LaShayla ? I was so amazed when I realized how many shayla's and LaShayla'there were around the world. My mom was just going to name me shayla but my grandmother wanted her to add "La" so it would rhyme my older cousin name which is Makala. My dad wanted my middle name to be money (like really lol) but my aunt was like name her monae (ghetto version-mooonay/money) lol so there I was. Miss LaShayla Monae ! : )" Oct. 24, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "I was born March 2, 1993. mom says she got my name out of newspaper before i was born so she decided to call me Shay'la Marie.. People sometimes pronounce my name wrong but its not hard to correct them.. Most of the time people jus call me shay shay or jus shay. But anyways I met one girl well not really meet her but she graduated before i did and her name was Shayla exsept she spelled it differently then me." Feb. 7, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is shayla. I was born in 1990. I absolutely love my name :) My parents named me shayla after a super model they saw on tv. Lol" Dec. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is shayla, because my moms friend couldnt say sheila (which was his daughters name) and it came out as shayla when he said it so thats what my mom names me lol, i never really liked my name as a kid but now im just so use to it. me and my mom have never known another person with the name uz we thought it was made up. now i have daughter of my own and i named her shayann, i hate how most people say it as chyeann. i named her my first name and middle named combind shayla ann so its shay ann, sounds like its spelled shay ann.everyone just calls her shay shay tho." Jul. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our names are Shawna and Jay. Were having our bab girl in september and her name is going to be Shayla. Its such a gourgeos name and its kinda mix of our two names" Jul. 6, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My girls name is shayla she was named after the blondi song shayla it is not very common in the uk that is why i like it. to start off with a lot of people would ask how to spell it for birthday cards" Jun. 7, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Deen and I was born in 1964. My mom said she heard it on an Alfred Hitchcock movie. I do like my name." May. 13, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i know a girl name shayla.she is 11 years old and she is very smart.she looks cute 2.shayla is a lucky name 4 girls.its the best girl name in the world 2 me!" May. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Rae (: I was born on July 1st 1996. I get called Shay mostly. Alot of people say its a pretty name. I have only met one other girl with this name but its because they named her after me." Mar. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "my second daughters name is Shayla Marie we named her shayla cause it just fit her and marie is after her great great granny who passed away a year before she was born. i love the name Shayla cause its different and sweet. we call her shay-shay or shayla baby for her nicknames" Mar. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "We named our daughter Shayla Rose. Decided on the name since it's a cross between our names, Shane and Laura. As soon as we said it, we fell in love with the name and new it was perfect for our daughter. We get so many compliments on how beautiful her name is!" Feb. 2, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is shayla rae, I never really thought my name was all that common, but i guess it is. I think it's more unique that i was born on christmas day. I also have a sister named Rava Blayde, now that's a unique name." Nov. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My Name is Shayla Lyn... not only is my first name beautiful and unique my middle name, although common, is unique also, being spelled with only one N. My birthday is June 2nd 1989 :) ... Hello to all my Fellow Shayla's!!! .... 24 thousand isnt bad compared to ashley or lindsay that up ALOT more common :) take care ladies :)" Aug. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Shayla Denine i was born in 2000, in wales UK, I thought it was no more shayla's in the country i dont know where the name originated from but i like my name" Jul. 25, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Rae and I have never heard my name anywhere before, until now lol, and i am also born august 17th 90 so that is pretty neat" Jul. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "ha, mine is shayla chayanne(: yes ive herd shawla and sheila... uh duh read it as it is. its not that hard. ive met two others with my name in my whole life. one a little girl and someone a couple years older than me. i think it is unique(:" Apr. 19, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Shayla and many people mispronounce it often which i'm sure all us Shaylas get often, but when i look up the origin of the name it comes up Gaelic, American, and even Old English (which then it is spelled like Shıla) and they mean something like "fairy place" or beautiful and peaceful. not too happy about the "fairy place" but whateverı can't do anything about it or anything" Apr. 14, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am an original Shayla Anne, way back from 1965, I was named after a friend of my moms who passed away. mostly I get Shayla la la. Love your names girls you could of been a Myrtle" Feb. 8, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My first name is Shayla and middle is Lynn. :] Together it sounds really pretty. I'm glad my parents named me after Blondie's Shayla. I never quite liked it, but lately I have." Dec. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla as well. Shayla Lynn... I've personally always disliked my name with it being so uncommon I found. Everyone else seems to love it... The one advantage is I never got confused with anyone else :) However, my mother named me after that horrible Blondie Song lol Guess that's what I get for being born in the early 80's :) Cheers to all the other Shayla's out there. I've only seen or heard of one other girl with our name and it was spelled Chaylah. Although, I was like a kid at Christmas when I heard that name being called out in a store, and it wasn't for me :) Cheers to all you Shayla's out there :)" Nov. 20, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My coming new daughter name is Shayla...I love this name...I hope she will like it...She will also have a second name MIA..." Sep. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Renee. I have always loved my name for it is unique. I have always received a ton of compliments on it. Yes people pronounce it wrong snd I don't quite get that. It is pronounced the same way it is spelled... Shay...la. Not difficult!" Jul. 10, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Shayla Iman. I was named after the fashion models Shayla Simpson and Iman. I use to think my name was childish and that it would be weird for me to be 40somethn yrz old one day and named Shayla. But now I've learned to love it. Its been mispronounced from everything to Shella,Sheila,and even Shakayla! Lol but it's cool though. Shoutoutz to all the other Shaylas! Hehe" Jun. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My best friend's name is Shayla. I have always loved her name." Jun. 4, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "i really like me name their are only 2 people i have met with my name i like it because it is not common im from detroit so not many people have my name i jus dont see why people say it wrong all the time lol" Nov. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love my name, its so different and very pretty. even though some people butcher it when saying it for the first time, i wouldnt want any other name in the world." Sep. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Ashayla but most people call me Shayla, i am 14 and i live in Missouri. I love my name and i met only one person with Ashayla and two with shayla." Sep. 14, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hi my name is also Shayla and I am 18 too, I live in pennsylvania. I have only met 2 people with my name. I always thought it was rare. Hope to meet a Shayla and chat sometime." Sep. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I think it's such a beautiful name. If my big sister was not alreddy named Shayla I think I would give the name to my child." Sep. 8, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is a beautiful name, and I gave it to my daughter. Only hers is spelled in the traditional Irish way - Shelagh." Apr. 10, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY NAME IS THE BEST!! NO ONE CAN ROCK MY NAME LIKE I CAN!!!" Mar. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Of course my name is Shayla. I haven't met that many and yes often people misspell it and mispronounce it. I love having this name it makes me special. Also I only have one thing with my name on it (license plate from texas) anyone find anything different? Where? Email me Babyburlcyn@yahoo.com" Mar. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "i have a baby girl who is 2 named shayla-grace and i named her that based on the fairy palace meaning. my oldest daughter who is 12 is shakirah. so i have a kirah and a shay. shay's name is shay holloway. love it." Jan. 26, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "well, my name is shaylee. and i get called shayla all the time as jokes. i hate the name. but, it is unique. shaylee's just better(=" Jan. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "you dont here many people with my name it has many menings it means blind in latin, fairy palace in irish and one love in american indian its a beautifal name im glade that i am one of the very few people who have it = )" Jan. 4, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Only my hispanic side of the family always pronounces it differently (sounds like- Shy-la.) I have only met two others with the name Shay or Shayla, it's not so common. I like my name....it's pretty and femine. My mom made it up years ago for me." Dec. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "MY NAME IS SHAYLA AND I AM GRATEFUL THAT MY PARENTS CHOSE THIS NAME FOR ME! I DO GET WRONG SPELLING AND PRONOUNCIATION ALL THE TIME FOR EXAMPLE MOST PEOPLE WILL PRONOUNCE SHAYLA AS SHYLA HOW? I AM UNAWARE! I AM SO GLAD TO HAVE THIS NAME I AM ALWAYS COMPLIMENTED ON MY NAME AND QUITE A FEW PARENTS I KNOW HAVE NAMED THEIR DAUGHTERS AFTER ME?" Mar. 23, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is my name . I've spelled it SHALA [47 yrs now], pronounced shayla. I wish it would show up on your list spelled my way." Mar. 17, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hey I missed the Sex and the City episode on our name so now I have to rent it. I love my name and get compliments on it all the time, although some people mispronounce it often, but it becoming popular more and more each day, so keep naming your babies Shayla because they are bound to be beautiful and of course "a gift!"" Jan. 31, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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