Makayla - girls name

Makayla name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 74%

Makayla name meaning:

The name Makayla is of Hebrew origin and is believed to be a variant of the name Michaela, which means "Who is like God?" or "Gift from God." The name carries a strong religious connotation and is often associated with qualities such as strength, independence, and spirituality. Makayla is a popular name choice for girls, as it has a modern and unique sound, while still maintaining a traditional and timeless appeal.

Those named Makayla are often known for their determination and resilience. They possess a strong sense of self and are not easily swayed by others' opinions. Makaylas tend to be confident and assertive individuals, with a natural leadership ability. They are also known for their compassionate nature and have a strong desire to help others. Makaylas are often seen as loyal friends and are admired for their ability to offer support and guidance.

Overall, the name Makayla symbolizes strength, spirituality, and individuality. It represents a person who is unique and possesses a strong connection to their beliefs and values.

Origin: American

Feminine form of Michael.

Related names

Michael , Chaela, Chaeli, Makayla , Mckale, Mckayla , Micaela , Michaela , Michail , Micheal , Micheil, Michel, Michela, Michele , Michella, Mick , Mickey , Micky , Miguel , Mihangel, Mikaela , Mikayla , Mike , Mikel , Mikell, Mikella, Mikelle, Mikhail , Mikki, Mikko, Miko , Miquel, Misha , Mishe, Mishenka, Mitch, Mitchel , Mitchell , Mychaela, Mychajlo, Mychal, Mychele, Mychelle, Mykhaltso, Myghal

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Overall UK ranking: 1454 out of 5581

21 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Makayla

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