Ayla

Said to be a variant of the Hebrew Eilah, which means “oak tree,” this name also means “moonlight, halo” in Turkish. You might find your Ayla sitting out under an oak tree at moonlight when she’s older, but hopefully she remembers that halo and doesn’t do anything devilish.

Nicknames:

Lala.

Famous people named Ayla:

Actress Ayla Kell; singer Ayla Brown; Turkish actress and singer Ayla Algan; theater actress Ayla Schwartz.

Fun fact:

Ayla can be seen as a variant of the name Aila (or Isla) from Scottish meaning "from a strong and resilient place.”

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