[ syll. kae-la, ka-ela ] The baby girl name Kaela is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced as K-LAH †. Kaela's language of origin is Hebrew and Arabic. It is predominantly used in English and Arabic.
Kaela is a form of the English Kaila.
Kaela is also an English form of the English and Hebrew Kayla.
Kaela is also a shortening of the Arabic Khalilah.
Kaela is an unusual baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1996 with 0.018% of baby girls being named Kaela. It had a ranking of #650 then. The baby name has steeply dropped in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale now. In 2012, among the family of girl names directly related to Kaela, Kayla was the most popular. In the last century Kaela has mainly been a baby girl name.
† approx pronunciation for Kaela: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"