Myla – Scary Mommy

Myla

A variant of Mila, this name is also said to be a feminine version of Miles, which means “merciful.” Maybe your Myla will have mercy on your bladder and not kick the crap out of it when you’re 38 weeks pregnant.

Nicknames:

My.

Famous people named Myla:

Author Myla Goldberg; Myla Rose Federer, daughter of tennis player Roger Federer; model Myla Delbesio; Filipino volleyball player Myla Pablo; author and educator Myla Kabat-Zinn.

Fun facts:

Myla Kabat-Zinn is the daughter of left-wing historian and activist Howard Zinn.

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