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Origin: South Africa
Region Origin: Southern Africa

Makayla is a girl's name of Hebrew origin, meaning "who resembles God?". It is a modern variation of the name Michaela, which is the feminine version of Michael, derived from the Hebrew name Mikha'el. The name Michael means "who is like God". Makayla has several sister names, including Micaela, Michaela, and Mikayla, all of which are derived from Michael. The name Makayla has a profound etymology with unassuming qualities, making it a great choice for parents looking for a name with a significant meaning. Its popularity can be seen in various cultures and languages, with spelling variations such as Mihaela in Bulgarian and Croatian, Michela in Czech, Mikkeline in Danish, and Michèle, Michelle, and Micheline in French. The name also has cute nicknames like Mica, Mickey, and Mikki. In addition to its spiritual meaning, Makayla is a well-recognized and decently popular name in the United States.

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