Shayla Name Meaning & Origin
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Shayla and Alysha are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
Shayla is commonly mistaken for Shaylynn while its a beautiful name Shayla is prettier
Shaylynne is actually a much prettier name and much more versatile. As an adult (or teen) she can have nicknames:Shay,Lynne,ShayLynne. I gave her middle name RaeJean. Another few choices: Rae,Jean, RaeJean. Her father's middle name was Ray, mine...Jean...
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My sisters name is Shayla. We call her shay but my grandma always called her shaylie.
My 2nd daughter's name is Shayla. She is almost 13 years old. She has always loved her name. It is uncommon and she really likes that it is unique. It is a very pretty name! I sometimes call her "Shay" or "Shay Shay."
In 2005 I looked and looked for a name for my oldest daughter, I had her middle name picked but no first name fit with LaVonne. I was about 9 months pregnant before I found it, I love the meaning Fairy palace! It is very fitting she is a magical and lovely daughter.
I ended up nickname Shaylynne, Shayshay1. Shayla is pretty, but I only know 2 Shayla's, both are nothing like the one above. Mine have HORRIBLE character, that is why I couldn't name anyone Shayla, lol.
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Shayla means "question" in Hebrew, as in a question you would ask a rabbi.
Irish Gaelic "fairy palace."
Arabic, spelling variant of Shaila, "Little Mountin"
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This name appears in the episode "The Baby Shower" in the first season of the TV series "Sex and the City". Shayla is the name which, as she has told all her friends, Charlotte York has always planned to name her future baby girl -- she says she invented it when she was eleven. In the episode, the name is "stolen" by a pregnant former friend who claims not to remember Charlotte having told her the story. The situation is made more poignant by the fact that Charlotte would like to be married with children but doesn't even have a boyfriend.
Shayla named doll, Groovy Girls