Carla

Carla - A very unique female name



  Jul 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Carla appeared on the charts for the first time in 1917 on position #1508. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Carla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Carla? 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 Carla. The baby girl name Carla was given to 312 baby girls in 2012, ranking #764 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,530 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Carla peaked in popularity 54 years ago in 1965 on position 76.



Famous with this name

Carla Gugino
Carla Belver
Carla Gallo


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Rating: 4/5 (4 people)


Carla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Carla is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #371 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,256.

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 Carla is where you live.


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Carla origin and meaning

Carla is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Carla, pop culture references for the name Carla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Carla

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

Carol / Cheryl / Carole / Carly / Carley / Charlie / Carlie / Carlee / Carli / Charla /

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
2012764
2011769
2010803
2009680
2008602
2007541
2006499
2005513
2004472
2003462
2002391
2001421
2000405
1999414
1998413
1997370
1996359
1995349
1994340
1993303
1992279
1991278
1990264
1989253
1988245
1987225
1986194
1985193
1984191
1983178
1982165
1981160
1980153
1979144
1978132
1977138
1976123
1975123
1974113
1973114
1972106
1971107
197094
196991
196890
196782
196677
196576
196478
196382
196278
196177
1960110
1959117
1958126
1957128
1956131
1955135
1954135
1953129
1952138
1951146
1950160
1949187
1948179
1947182
1946200
1945217
1944250
1943275
1942288
1941303
1940302
1939353
1938371
1937405
1936410
1935461
1934459
1933509
1932474
1931548
1930622
1929641
1928904
1927880
1926921
19241873
19201802
19181751
19171508

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada371
California494
Texas519
Alabama543
New York557
Florida576
Colorado713
Virginia751
New Jersey754
Georgia769
Massachusetts799
Illinois828
Pennsylvania849
Louisiana906
Tennessee942
Wisconsin943
North Carolina977
Ohio1256

Even more about Carla


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 Carla 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 Carla?

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
1965
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Carla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,530
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1917
2012 births +312

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