[ 2 syll. (s)hay-la, sh-a-yla ] The baby girl name Shayla is pronounced as -SHEY-Laa- †. Shayla is primarily used in the English and Irish languages, and its language of origin is Latin, Irish Gaelic, and Celtic. From Irish Gaelic roots, its meaning is from the fairy palace.
In addition, Shayla is an English form of the English, Finnish, German, Italian, Scandinavian, and Spanish name Cecilia.
Shayla is also a form of the name Shai.
Shayla is also a form of the English and Irish name Shea.
Shayla is also a variant spelling of the English and Irish name Sheila.
Shayla is a classic favorite. Currently it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for girls, though not to the extent it was previously. The name rose in popularity from the 1970s up to the 1990s. At the modest height of its usage in 1999, 0.061% of baby girls were given the name Shayla. It ranked at #267 then. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2015, its usage was 0.018% and its ranking #800. Within the group of girl names directly linked to Shayla, Cecilia was the most regularly used. In 2015, it was used 5 times more than Shayla.
Baby names that sound like Shayla include Shaela, Shaila, Shaylagh, Shaylah, Sagall, Sagalle, Sahely, Sailey, Saili, Sailie, Saily, Sala, Salah, Salale, Salall, Salalle, Salee, Salei, Saleigh, and Saley.
† Pronunciation for Shayla: SH as in "she (SH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"