Darla

Darla - A very unique female name



  Jun 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Darla, meaning darling, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1932 on position #1664. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Darla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Darla? 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 Darla. The baby girl name Darla was given to 113 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1382 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,507 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Darla peaked in popularity 56 years ago in 1963 on position 166.



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Darla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Darla is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #572 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,624.

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 Darla is where you live.


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Darla origin and meaning

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

Similar to Darla

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

Daryl / Dorla / Dariela / Darryl / Darielle / Darely / Darrell / Dariel / Darlah / Darrielle /

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
20121382
20111563
20101540
20091787
20081647
20072070
20062334
20051849
20041801
20031707
20021942
20011822
20001926
19991826
19981744
19971712
19961789
19951382
19942020
19931984
19921753
19911571
19901327
19891374
19881171
19871255
19861050
1985877
1984818
1983754
1982715
1981631
1980598
1979580
1978532
1977551
1976497
1975460
1974398
1973374
1972331
1971303
1970298
1969271
1968239
1967230
1966211
1965208
1964184
1963166
1962190
1961203
1960201
1959203
1958223
1957230
1956237
1955293
1954323
1953324
1952326
1951316
1950328
1949344
1948367
1947349
1946303
1945407
1944413
1943377
1942340
1941322
1940338
1939355
1938415
1937489
1936420
1935637
19321664

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California572
Texas1298
Georgia1326
Pennsylvania1441
Florida1587
New York1624

Even more about Darla


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 Darla 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 Darla?

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
1963
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Darla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 12,507
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1932
2012 births +113

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