Calla

Calla - A very unique female name



  Aug 24,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Calla, meaning beautiful, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #2700. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Calla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Calla? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Calla. The baby girl name Calla was given to 64 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1796 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 22,082 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Calla peaked in popularity 9 years ago in 2010 on position 1629.



Famous with this name

Calla Waltz
Calla Klessig
Deborah Calla


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Calla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Calla is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #545 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,898.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Calla is where you live.


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Calla origin and meaning

Calla is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means beautiful. To see famous people named Calla, pop culture references for the name Calla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Calla

We've found the following names that sound similar to Calla, sorted by popularity.

Chloe / Cecilia / Cecelia / Celia / Callie / Cleo / Cecile / Cayla / Cali / Caylee /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121796
20112220
20101629
20092129
20082566
20072069
20062144
20053431
20043022
20032695
20023460
20012602
20003884
19953748
19943202
19933820
19922453
19912691
19904203
19873593
19862700

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut545
Washington645
Wisconsin822
Colorado908
Tennessee939
Virginia1036
Ohio1253
California1764
Texas2898

Even more about Calla


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Calla a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Calla?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2010
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Calla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 22,082
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1986
2012 births +64

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