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Shayla Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Shayla is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Shayla is "from the fairy palace".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "blind".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 746  in baby name popularity for girls with 373 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


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Related Names

Shayla is a variant spelling of Sheila.

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

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Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.