Cayla \ca(y)-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced KAY-lah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Cayla is "slim and fair". From Caoilainn. Also possibly from the Yiddish name Kelila meaning "crown of laurel", or used as a short form of Michaela. Variant of Kayla. Cayley and other variants follow the rhyming patterns of Bailey and Kaylee.
Cayla has 22 variant forms: Caela, Caila, Caileigh, Cailey, Cailie, Caleigh, Caley, Callie, Caylee, Cayleen, Cayleigh, Cayley, Caylia, Caylie, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kailie, Kaleigh, Kayla, Kaylee, Kayleigh and Kayley.
For more information, see also the related name Kaila.