[ 2 syll. jay-la, ja-yla ] The baby girl name Jayla is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as JHEY-Laa- †. Jayla is of English origin and it is also used mainly in English. Jayla is a form of the English and Indian Jay.
Jayla is popular as a baby girl name. The name grew in popularity from the 1990s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2006 with 0.164% of baby girls being named Jayla. It was #99 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then. In 2016, it ranked at #232 with a usage of 0.072%, but it was nevertheless the most popular among all girl names in its family. Jayla has in the last century been primarily given to baby girls.
Baby names that sound like Jayla include Jaylah (English), Jackquel, Jacquel (English), Jacquelle, Jacquil (English), Jaele, Jaeli, Jaell, Jaelle, Jahel (English), Jahlee, Jahli, Jaili, Jala (Arabic), Jalee, Jaleh, Jalil, Jalile, Jayel, and Jayil.
† Pronunciation for Jayla: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"