Kyla: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Kyla

The feminine form of the name Kyle, this name is derived from Gaelic caol meaning “narrows, channel, strait.” Since your child will likely climb into your bed every night and leave you a narrow strait to sleep on, you’re making a smart choice with this one.

Nicknames:

Ky, Kylie.

Famous people named Kyla:

Olympic gymnast Kyla Ross; wife of actor Vince Vaughn; fictional Kyla Pratt on Dr. Dolittle; daughter of actor Damon Wayans; model Kyla Cole; Korean-American singer Kyla Massie.

Fun facts:

This name was first used in the 70s but just peaked in 2009.

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