Over the past 110 years, 28 093 girls and 6 boys have been named Shayla. The name Shayla ranks 739th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Shayla in 1971. The peak of popularity of the name Shayla came in the 1990s and 2000s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.