Infobox Given Name Revised
name = KAYLA
gender = Female
meaning = Pure And Beloved
origin = Greek
related names =
Kayla is a
female given name, meaning " Purity" in Greek (Καίλα). cite web |url=http://www.mybirthcare.com/favorites/F/Greek/meaning.asp?name=Kayla |title=Meaning and Origin of Kayla |publisher= Birthcare |accessdate=2008-03-11] [http://www.thinkbabynames.com/meaning/0/Kayla Entry for the name Kayla at Think Baby Names] ] Its popularity in the United Statesis attributed to the character Kayla Bradyin the soap opera Days of Our Lives.
Kayla is also one of the names of the
Beta Israelcommunity among their neighbours, after which the Kayla languageis named. Haim Rosen, PDF| [http://jic.tau.ac.il/moreshet/_repository524/1000373018_%d7%a8%d7%95%d7%96%d7%9f.pdf פאלאשים, כאילא או ביתא ישראל? הערות אתנוגראפיות לכינויים של עדת יהודי אתיופיה] ("Falasha, Kayla or Beta Israel? Ethnographic comments of the nicknames of Ethiopian Jewry"), published at Pa'amim 22, תשמ"ה 1985, pp. 53-58, at [http://jic.tau.ac.il/en.asp JIC project (Jews of Islamic Countries Archiving Project), Tel Aviv University] .] Yona Bogaleclaimed that the name stems from the Tigrinya word for artisans, and on the broader sense excommunicated people (as Yeshaq I of Ethiopiahas denied the right of inheritanceof all non- Christians).Steven Kaplan, "Betä Əsraʾel", in Siegbert von Uhlig, ed., "Encyclopaedia Aethiopica: A-C" (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2003), p.553.] Speakers of Agaw languages, such as Qemantcitizens, told researchers that Kayla means "one who has not crossed the stream" or "he or they that have not crossed". This refers to the observance of Shabbatrules among Ethiopian Jews, necessitating the avoidance of activities prohibited on Shabbat.
Kayla (pronounced K-la) is the name of one of the goddesses of Ancient Egypt( [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/%E0%A4%95%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%B2%E0%A4%BE केला] ).
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