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Origin & Meaning

The name Kyla is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Kyla is "narrow land, strait".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 359  in baby name popularity for girls with 909 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Kyla Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Kyla has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Kyla to other names.


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Related Names

Kyla is a form of the name Kyle.

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Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kyla in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Kyla.

Just for fun, see the name Kyla in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kyla in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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