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Makaila is a baby girl’s name of modern English origin that means “who is like God?”. Makaila is a variant spelling of Michaela and the feminine form of Michael. Makaila was popular briefly in the early 00s alongside other less common spellings of Michaela.

Meaning of the name Makaila:

English: who is like God?

Origin of the name Makaila:

Makaila is a baby girl’s name of English origin that means “who is like God?”. Makaila is a variant spelling of Michaela and a feminine form of the name Michael.

Symbolism of the name Makaila:

Makaila means “who is like God?” and is the feminine form of Michael. Michael was one of the archangels of God who served as the leader of Heaven’s armies.

Style of the name Makaila:

modern

Gender of the name Makaila:

Makaila is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Makaila:

mi-kha-EH-la (German), mi-KAY-lə (English), MI-kha-eh-la (Czech), MEE-kha-eh-la (Slovak)

Number of syllables in the name Makaila:

three or four, depending on pronunciation

Emotion evoked from the name Makaila:

Makaila evokes feelings of optimism and kindness.

Alternative spellings for the name Makaila:

Makayla, Mckayla, Mikayla, Michayla, Mikhaila, Michaela

Nicknames for the name Makaila:

  • Mak
  • Kaila
  • Kay 
  • La
  • Lala
  • Em
  • Emi

Popularity of the name Makaila:

According to the Social Security Administration, Makaila is a popular baby girl’s name. Makaila was in the top 1000 baby names list from 2001 to 2008. It peaked at #819 in 2001.

Related names for the name Makaila:

Great middle names for the name Makaila and their meanings:

  • Aster (star)
  • Rue (herb, regret)
  • Primrose (first rose)
  • Opal (gem)
  • Ottillie (prosperous in battle)
  • Ivy (beauty, the plant)
  • Poppy (red flower)
  • Luna (moon)

Famous people with the name Makaila:

  • Makaila Nichols (American author)
  • Makaila Keyes (American Olympic track and field player)
  • Makaila Wilson (American basketball player)
  • Makaila Teagle (American dancer)
  • Makaila Nichols (American model)
  • Makaila Baumel (American voice actor)

Makaila in popular culture:

  • Makaila Zimick (television, “Blue’s Clues”)
  • Makaila (television, “Degrassi”)