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Pronunciation

Ayla

Origin

Hebrew

Meaning

Ayla is a commonly given Turkish name slowly making inroads in English-speaking countries. Light and pretty, Ayla is a variant of another Turkish name Aylin, both of which mean “light of the moon”. Ayla is also linked to the Hebrew name Eilah, which means “oak tree”. Ayla has a sweet ring to it, and thanks to diverse origins and meanings, doubles as a conversation-starter!

Rank in the year 2015

Ayla was ranked #563 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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