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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Micayla
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Micayla in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Micayla:
Records indicate that 208 girls in the United States have been named Micayla since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1997, when 208 people in the U.S. were given the name Micayla. Those people are now 23 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Micayla
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57 Positive Comments
"it's unique, and i love it! I hate that it's never on those name keychains or anything though. :(" Jan. 27, 2013:
"Wow i have never met another person who spells Micayla the same way the worst thing is having to pay to get things specialized cuz its not a common spelling." Jul. 30, 2012:
"my name is micayla wow awesome i didn't know many people spelt it that way" May. 30, 2012:
"i have never met a any other mikayla with a C by the way my name is micayla" May. 1, 2012:
"My daughter is due February 2012 and we are naming her Micayla because it will match her brother Micah's name! :)" Oct. 14, 2011:
"My name is Micayla. Some people spell and say it wrong. I thought that I was the only one who spells it like this,but I guess I'm not. GO MICAYLA(s) !!!" Aug. 15, 2011:
"my names micayla! everyone tells me its really unique..ive never met another micayla in my life except one and it was spelt really weird! my parents were gonna name me mica'ella.. but im glad they chose this:)" Dec. 21, 2010:
"My name is Micayla as you can probably tell. I personally never knew there were this many Micaylas with my same spelling out there! That's awesome...I thought I was the only one! I'm so happy, go Micayla's! :)" Dec. 1, 2010:
"my name is micayla and all of you micaylas out there just know that you are not alone" Oct. 27, 2010:
"my name is micayla also. i love my name but the only negative is when i go to the store and look for my name on a key chain or something i can never find it. and if i do find it it is spelled differently than micayla.But i never met anyone with my spelled name." Sep. 6, 2010:
"I ?? my name and the only other time I've encountered another Micayla that spells it the same way I do was this past year. My mom got the spelling from a talk show. Her name was just Cayla and my mom liked the C instead of a K." Aug. 23, 2010:
"My names micayla very unusual speeling my mom got it off Micayla Quinn" Aug. 4, 2010:
"my name is micayla and it is a VERY BEASTLY name i have too say!" Jun. 9, 2010:
"I thought I was making up the spelling for my daughter. Nice to know I was not the only one who thought it was nicer spelt this way." Apr. 13, 2010:
"Wow, I didn't realize my name's spelling was so popular!! I'm like the only person who spells their name like this. I'm so glad it's not weird :) Go Micayla!" Apr. 8, 2010:
"hey everyone my name is Micayla, as you can tell. i never knew there was some many girls name Micayla and spelled this way.(=
i like my name u guess???" Apr. 1, 2010:
"My daughter's middle name is Micayla...I was a little worried because I hadn't seen it spelled like that but I liked it alot:) Glad to see this blog!" Feb. 13, 2010:
"u dont have to say ya'll alot. nd
best friends name is micayla. she spells it miCayla 2! nd wit a capital c!!! lol" Jan. 10, 2010:
"I luv my name micayla.My mom got this name from dr.quinn medicine women.My grandfather luvs that show bt my mom dnt she juz likes her name.But i hate when people spell it wrong they spell it M-A-K-A-Y-L-A,but its really spelled M-I-C-A-Y-L-A.I actually like my name its cool." Dec. 26, 2009:
"I spell it M-I-C-A-Y-L-A too!! I have never heard of anyone else with the same spelling! :)" Nov. 1, 2009:
"hey my name is MICAYLA too...... i love how i spell my name... its so KOOL..... SHOUT OUTS to all the MICAYLAS that spell it the same way i DOOOO....." Sep. 16, 2009:
"I named my daughter Micayla. I feel in love with the name when I was 13 watching Dr.Quinn. My husband didn't like the spelling Michaela and I didn't like Mikayla, so we decided Micayla. We call her Mike for sure and she loves it. People always spell it wrong but that's okay. She loves her name." Sep. 10, 2009:
"my name is micayla i am a freshman and my mom got it from dr.quinn just like alot of u. i love my name but i love it because it is unique and not alot of people have it my friends call me mac or mickey but i prefer mac GO MICAYLAS" Aug. 16, 2009:
"Thats my name and my mother named me after my older brother and his name is Micah. He is named after my uncle, his name is Michael." Aug. 13, 2009:
"this is my name and nobody can ever spell it right!!!" Jul. 31, 2009:
"There's other MEs out there? Sweetness! I was sure I was the only "Micayla" out there, but I guess not. Meh...I don't feel as special anymore, but lol!" Jul. 3, 2009:
"my name is micayla and im amazed at how popular the name is.. i have never met a micayla who spells it the way i do.. i was named after a tv character my dad liked.... people call me mic for short." Jun. 16, 2009:
"My daughters name is Micayla. I was going to name her Makayla but her Dad's name is Michael. So he wanted it to start with the 1st 3 letters of his name. LOVE IT! We call her MEMY for short." May. 22, 2009:
"My name is MiCayla! It's pritty awsome, but no one in my school can spell my name rite! Not even the teachers! Or my Dad! When I spell my name I like to spell it with a capitol C. Isnt that weird. Well im weird and unique and crazy! But thats the meaning of MiCayla right?" May. 2, 2009:
"Hahah My Names Micayla. I'm a frashman, in high school. My mom named me Micayla after Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman. Lol It's pretty great not going to lie. :]" Feb. 19, 2009:
"Micayla is da coolest name in da world cuz its my name! Ya'll don't even know cuz its MY name not yours ya'll!" Feb. 6, 2009:
Yay i'm not alone!!
But no one can seem to spell Micayla right :P" Jan. 20, 2009:
"Man i thought i was the only one that spelt my name like that! Micayla what and awesome name i love it. people always say they never herd of it being spelt that way." Jan. 5, 2009:
"i love my name and i live in a small town so no one has the same spelling as me ... but alot of people who wrote here do!!!:) i think its really easy to spell M-I-C-A-Y-L-A mic ay la !" Dec. 26, 2008:
"My name is Micayla and i love the so much! my mother named me after Michaela Quinn. I am very happy of my name. Everyone spells it wrong, but I am very proud to correct them." Dec. 25, 2008:
"Wow, I didn't know there were so many Micaylas...I'm about to have a little girl and I had a toss up b/w the names Malaysia and Mikayla.I asked the father of the baby which did he like best and he chose Mikayla.But, I wanted a unique spelling for my baby girl's name:I though why not Micayla,since her father's name is Micah.Also,I know how it feels to have your name spelled wrong.My name is Chrystal and everyone spells it: Crystal,Krystal,or Christal or something.I'm used to it now,doesn't even make me mad. : )" Dec. 15, 2008:
"My name is Micayla. I love my name but people always spell it wrong. Its so annoying. Like whenever people ask for my name at starbucks they always write Michaela or Makayla. Im like no. Its M-I-C-A-Y-L-A. haha. And a bunch of my friends can't even get it right. Overall im glad its spelt this way. Its Unique! =]" Nov. 20, 2008:
"I love my name a bunch and I get complimented on it quite a bit. Everyone loves the spelling. The worst mis-pronunciation of my name was some lady who calle the house asking for me and said "Missy-ay-la" and other various butcherings of my name. My mom just told her I wasn't there because she obviously wasn't any friend of mine! It's cool to see that others have the same spelling! (I've only met one other Michaela... and everyone just called her Maggie). Oh, and one of my favorite nick-names is Mic!" Nov. 14, 2008:
"hey my name is also Micayla everyone spells my name wrong only my friends and family can spell it write and even some of my friends cant spell it right. Its kool that there is other people that can spell my name like that" Nov. 13, 2008:
"Hi! my name is MiCayla also i spell it with an uppercase c....i konw what all of you are going through...i am the ONLY MiCayla in my school and they pronounced it Mi-Ky-Law weird i know i have the hardest time but i go by micki so yeah!" Oct. 7, 2008:
"I named my daughter Micayla. I felt that Mikayla was to hard and Michaela was to close to my husband's middle name. I love the name Micayla and we even call her Mike for short (that throws people off). She was born in 2005. I actually named her after Michaela Quinn from the TV show Dr.Quinn medicine woman. I chose the name at 13 and thankfully my husband liked it too." Sep. 9, 2008:
"My parents gave me a wonderful name althogh everybody spells it Mikayla my name is spelled Micayla. Micayla is a perfect name.But if i go to a souviner shop and they have somthing that has peoples names on it i cant get it.thats why i only have a picture frame.My parents wanted it to be diferent.You know that there is over 14 thousand Micaylas. Wel bye" Sep. 7, 2008:
"Hi, My Name Is Also Micayla. Almost Everybody Spells It Wrong. My Closest Friends Spell It Right But Other People Want To Spell It Makayla Or Mikayla. I Think It Is Easier Than Spelling It Like Mikeala Or Whatever. I Hate That People Cannot Spell Michael Either, They Want To Spell It MichEAl Instead Of The Right Way MichAEL. Well Thanks For Listening!" Jun. 30, 2008:
"I named my daughter Micayla 2001 since then i have met many other girls with the name but only 1 that spells it the same way. Everyone spells it wrong and we can never find things with her name on it, but i think it is the least complicated way to spell it. I did almost spell it micaela...but i'm glad i changed my mind." Jun. 24, 2008:
"My names Micayla! (= But everyone always says Mackayla. I've even been called "Micheal with an a, would you come up to the front office please?"
It was different." Jun. 18, 2008:
"Hey! My name Is MiCayla!
and i once had a teacther call me Mik-eye-lah and i hated it! eveyone loves my name and says it totally suits me. my parents gave my brother the name Nash. so we both have really unique names!
it's so cool that there are other people with this spelling. but i can never find anything with this spelling on it(like souvenirs)" Jun. 11, 2008:
"Glad to see there are a couple others out there with this spelling. I named my daughter Micayla one year ago. I love the spelling and I hope she will too." Jun. 10, 2008:
My name is Micayla. I was named after my dads nurse who spelled it michaela.
Woo. i love my name. i only have met one person that spells it different.
my mom said she just wrote it like it sounded. haha. everyone says it wrong though.
my history teacher would call me MaKiya.
and everyone would be like its MICAYLA!
haha. everyone compliments it.
and there like OMG. the spelling is so weird.
and teachers are like m-m-m-k-how do you say your name?" Jun. 3, 2008:
"eek. my name is micayla toO. everyOne spells it wrOng thO. my friends prOnOunce it mi-cay cOz they say its easier than gOing thrOugh mi-cay-la all the time. xO" Mar. 23, 2008:
"Hey, My Names Micayla.
I didn't think any body else spelled it like this.
Shaweet." Jan. 15, 2008:
"I named my daughter Micayla and everyone compliments the name but still do not know the correct spelling. Its unique and so is my daughter. x" Aug. 3, 2007:
"My names just Cayla... and they still pronounce it wrong. I don't understand what's so hard that it has a "C" and not a "K"? lol. I always get called "Kala", "Carly", "Carla", and "Kyla"... I don't understand it. I love the name MiCayla (that's how I would spell it anyways)... I've become to see more and more Cayla's with a C lately." Jul. 11, 2007:
"I named my daughter micayla and liked that this spelling was very unique. We get some people who pronounce it wrong, but for the most part it's pronounced correctly, but never spelled properly. When I used this spelling I could not even find it. we were going to name her cayla and my sister said michaela. So we decided to keep the cayla and just add mi. This is the first time I found this spelling online. :)" Jun. 21, 2007:
"I LOVE THE NAME MICAYLA ITS MY DAUGHTERS NAME AND I SPELLED IT MICAYLA BECAUSE SAME AS ABOVE EVERYONE WAS USING THE MA VERISON HER NAME IS MICAYLA RENAE AND AGAIN I GET SO MANY COMPLIMENTS IT IS A UNIQUE NAME NOT USED MUCH AND IS BEAUTIFUL !" May. 9, 2007:
"I love my name! Nobody has it, (that I've met) and if they do, they don't spell it like Micayla.
I always get complimented on it by doctors and stuff..
haha!" Jan. 22, 2007:
"I love it and I spelled my daughter's name M i c a y l a because it seemed everyone else was using the MA version or Michael with an a at the end. My little girl gets frustrated with people pronouncing it MA-kayla and she tells them it is pronounced MI-cayla MI, like Mickey mouse. It is really cute and I get so many compliments on her name Micayla Paige. I think it is a beautiful name. From where I stand as a mother who named her child Micayla I think you all have a very beautiful and unique name." Jan. 21, 2007:
"My name is Micayla.
I have met other people with the same name but their spelling has never been the same as mine. I am always correcting people of how to spell my name. They usually spell it "Michaela" or "Mikaela". My name has been pronounced incorrectly a few times eg. Mik-i-la. It is actually pronounced basically how it is spelt eg. Mic-ay-la." Sep. 17, 2006:
31 Neutral Comments
"I named my daughter Micayla in 2000. I had loved, but forgotten Dr. Quinn. Though it was a unique spelling that was different from the traditional Michaela." Feb. 1, 2014:
"THAT'S MY NAME!! everyone calls it pretty.... thanks guys! ;)" Jun. 20, 2011:
"i just found out im pregnant with baby number 4. we have elijah, gabriel, and evie and i have fallen in love with a variation of micayla...i like micaylin...what do you think?" Jun. 20, 2011:
"My names Micayla, but its not just Micayla. It's Micayla Shea, thats not a first and middle name its a whole first name :D" Apr. 30, 2011:
"My baby girl is due 4.19.2011, im naming her MiCayla. thought i was being original with the spelling as well as the capital "C".. lol guess not. i liked "Cayla" at the end because it goes with my sons name...so ill have Caleb and MiCayla :)" Apr. 9, 2011:
"many people mis spell my name its micayla but they spell it differently. most of my nicknames are micky,mic k-k." Feb. 13, 2011:
"We are adopting a little girl who will be born in a few days. We love the name but we think we are going to spell it MiCayla with two capital letters. Now looks like a second twist on the spelling. Our daughter sure won't find her name like that on a suvenier cup at rest stops or theme parks. Isn't that the whole idea? Yeah...it is! FloidaMommie" Dec. 4, 2010:
"I just found out that I'm having a baby!!! MICAYLA is one of the girls names I LOVE!!! Just trying to find THE MEANING??? can anyone help?!!" Aug. 3, 2010:
"Dang, I thought I was the only one that spelt it this way. I sure do love it ;D" Jul. 9, 2010:
"my name is Micayla and i had no idea so many people's names are spelled the same way as mine !! ( : bballenn" Apr. 5, 2010:
"thats my name!!! i didnt realize there was alot of other people with the same spelling. that saddens me :( oh well :) my parents named me after a tv doctor everyone called her dr mike but her full name was micayla" Feb. 26, 2010:
"my name is micayla also
i realy like my name
and how its spelled bkuz
other micayla's spell it
mikayla!!! so thats cool
that yall spell it micayla:)" Jan. 29, 2010:
"omggggg i totaly thought that i was the only person in this world that had there name spelled like that that isss sooo cooll im so happy im not the only one! :)" Jan. 3, 2010:
"omg my names micayla spelt da same way at last i no some people woith the same spelling as me
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ma names Ransom Spunk" Dec. 3, 2009:
"I've been a Micayla since 1981. It was a great unique name, but Dr Quinn made it too popular." Jun. 13, 2009:
"My name is Micayla! I hate when people spell myname wrong! Evfen my own aunt cant spell my name right! But i love my name!!! I thought i was the only person in the world that spelled it M-I-C-A-Y-L-A but i guess not!! go MICAYLA's!! :)" Jun. 9, 2009:
"ha ha my name is micayla i love my name my daddy named me and dose not like it when i spell it with a k wierd noone i mean noone can spell my name right :):):):) i love my name" May. 21, 2009:
"micayla69 iz so funny and micayla23 iz weird to but wats up with u micayla45!!!~" Mar. 12, 2009:
"waz up all the micayla's and how are you gurls doing and i love the name micayla!!" Feb. 23, 2009:
"WAZ UP MICAYLA HIT ME UP ON MYSPACE MY E-MAIL IZ [email protected] AND YEA SO GET AT ME MICAYLA NO HOMO!" Feb. 20, 2009:
"micayla iz my name lol i love it itz a cool name and uniqe ya know like me!!" Feb. 19, 2009:
"MY NAME IS MICAYLA ALSO AND KNOW ONE COUKLD SPELL MY NAME THE RIGHT WAY!!!LOL BUTS ITS ALL GOOD!! BYE!!" Feb. 6, 2009:
"WOW! I so agrue with tou guys kuz know body spells my name the correct way! I always correct them and sat,NO! my name is spelled micayla!lol it was annoying at first but now I love my name being spelled this way kuz it's unique and im A very unique person!" Jan. 20, 2009:
"hi my name is Micayla and I also thought i was the only person alive that spells my name with a [C] but I guess not.GO TO ALL THE MICAYLA'S" Jan. 15, 2009:
"i like my name i have met alot of other people with my same name but no one has ever spelled it the same way i do." Jun. 4, 2008: