Origin:British
Popularity:619
Meaning:merciful
Even though Myla likely has British origins, it feels more culturally ambiguous, but then so do big sis Mila and offshoots like Kayla and Kyla. It was popular enough to make the favorite names poll in 2005, so this lovely name hasn’t oversaturated the girl population. Swiss tennis star Roger Federer gave the name some celebrity cred when he named one of his twin daughters Myla in 2009.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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