Karla

Karla - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Karla appeared on the charts for the first time in 1931 on position #1720. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Karla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Karla? 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 Karla. The baby girl name Karla was given to 720 baby girls in 2012, ranking #410 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,963 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Karla peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2002 on position 175.



Famous with this name

Karla Souza
Karla Mosley
Karla Chadimová


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Karla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Karla is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #210 - and is the least popular in Michigan at position #1,129.

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 Karla is where you live.


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Karla origin and meaning

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

Similar to Karla

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

Karlee / Karli / Karly / Karlie / Karol / Karley / Karely / Karyl / Karel / Karalee /

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
2012410
2011355
2010322
2009294
2008244
2007219
2006210
2005203
2004196
2003179
2002175
2001194
2000203
1999194
1998209
1997201
1996207
1995243
1994228
1993240
1992240
1991259
1990280
1989284
1988288
1987285
1986273
1985277
1984263
1983257
1982257
1981254
1980251
1979241
1978249
1977246
1976241
1975240
1974243
1973229
1972244
1971212
1970197
1969205
1968203
1967190
1966193
1965188
1964182
1963189
1962193
1961194
1960208
1959206
1958213
1957215
1956217
1955234
1954238
1953266
1952281
1951292
1950320
1949361
1948372
1947361
1946371
1945402
1944479
1943493
1942543
1941568
1940596
1939603
1938842
1937764
1936953
19341070
19321752
19311720

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas210
California221
Arizona235
District of Columbia272
Illinois286
Nevada295
Virginia310
New Mexico346
Florida392
Nebraska421
Oklahoma426
Washington430
Maryland430
New Jersey445
New York479
Connecticut501
Oregon508
North Carolina551
Georgia573
Tennessee636
Iowa646
Utah675
Colorado738
Wisconsin745
Massachusetts754
Louisiana835
Pennsylvania1049
Indiana1097
Michigan1129

Even more about Karla


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 Karla 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 Karla?

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
2002
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Karla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,963
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1931
2012 births +720

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