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The first name 

Mayla is a first name for girls.

When two girls called Mayla meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Mayla is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 5 out of 100,000 girls have been named Mayla. In the SmartGenius ranking, Mayla is #2,169 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Mayla.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Mayla -
quite rare in all states

The odds of living in the same statae as someone named Mayla are about the same as meeting someone with blue eyes in the entire country – both odds are about 25 to 30 %. More precisely, the first name Mayla is registered in 14 states, among which are California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois or Indiana. In proportion to the female population, most women and girls with the first name Mayla live in Florida, and even there the name is rather special – only one in 87,808 would turn around if you called the name Mayla across Florida.

Mayla has 5 letters 
and begins with an M

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter M is a quite popular first letter for girls' names. That’s because 8.5% of all common girls’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letters A and S are more common for girls' names.

With five letters, the name Mayla is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 8.5% of all girls' names start with an M, this initial letter occurs nearly 2.5-times as often as all 26 letters on average – and the most common one of all the girls’ names starting with M is Mary.

Other names with 
M, a, y, l and a

If you take all the letters in the name Mayla – M, a, y, l and a – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Malya or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Mayla

If your name is Mayla and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Mayla

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Mayla, you can simply say:






This is how the name Mayla is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Mayla in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Mayla

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Mayla is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Mayla

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Mayla sounds like this: