Kayla
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
KAY-lə
Meaning
Chaste, pure
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Kayla is a combination of Kay and the suffix -la. Kay is a diminutive of Katherine. Katherine originates in Greek language and means "chaste, pure". It has been one of the most popular feminine given names over centuries and with various spellings all around the world. Historically, it was a favourite name especially in Christian world. Katherine is the name of many saints, the most popular probably being Catherine of Alexandria, a 4th century martyr. It was also a popular name within royalty in different countries. The variant spelling Catherine is also very frequent. In the United States Kayla was popularized in the 1980s as one of the characters in the TV soap opera Days of Our Lives.

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Kayla Locicero - country music singer
Kayla Mae Maloney - actress
Kayla Perrin - author

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