[ 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 has been growing in popularity since the 1990s; 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. In 2012, it ranked at #170 with a usage of 0.095%, and it was 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), Jaala, Jaalah, Jackquel, Jacquel (English), Jacquelle, Jacquil (English), Jael (German), Jaeli, Jaella, Jahel (English), Jahla, Jahlee, Jahli, Jaila, Jaili, Jala (Arabic), Jalah, Jalee, and Jaleh.
† 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)"