[ 2 syll. ky-la, kyl-a ] The baby girl name Kyla is pronounced as KAYLaa- †. Kyla is of Hebrew and Celtic origin. It is used mainly in Yiddish and English. Celtic origin, English use: It is derived from the word caol which is of the meaning 'narrow, slender'. The name is a modern coinage.
In addition, Kyla is a form (Yiddish) of the English, Hebrew, and Yiddish Kelila.
Kyla is the feminine version of the English and Gaelic Kyle.
Kyla is a widely used name; it has 27 forms. Forms of the name include Khyla, Kilea, Kilee, Kileigh, Kiley, Kili, Kilie, Kily, Ky, Kya, Kyela, Kylar, Kyle, Kylea, Kyleah, Kylee, Kyleen, Kyleigh, Kylene, Kyler, Kyley, Kyli, Kylia, Kylianne, Kylie, and Kylin. Another English form is the spelling variant Kylah.
Kyla is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name increased in popularity from the 1970s up to the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2004 with 0.101% of baby girls being named Kyla. It had a ranking of #162 then. The baby name has experienced a drop in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #438 with a usage of 0.039%, but it was nevertheless the 2nd most popular after Kylie, among all girl names in its family. The name was thrice as popular as Kyla in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Kyla: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"