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Myla Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Myla is of English origin.

The meaning of Myla is "merciful".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 371  in baby name popularity for girls with 873 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


What will your new little Myla be like?

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Related Names

Variants of the name Myla include Mylee, Myleene, Mylie.

The name Myles is a form of Myla.

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Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Myla.

Just for fun, see the name Myla 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 Myla in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.