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La - A very unique male name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

La appeared on the charts for the first time in 1990 on position #3289. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named La and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name La? 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 La. The baby boy name La was given to 5 baby boys in 1993, ranking #3430 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 360,957 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. La peaked in popularity 27 years ago in 1992 on position 2917.



Famous with this name

Amandla Stenberg
Katherine de la Rocha
Anita La Selva


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La is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? La is currently topping the baby name charts in South Carolina at position #510 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #510.

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 La is where you live.


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La origin and meaning

La is a 2 letter name with 1 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named La, pop culture references for the name La and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to La

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

Lee / Leo / Lyle / Lowell / Louie / Loy / Loyal / Lou / Lew / Lue /

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
19933430
19922917
19913337
19903289

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina510

Even more about La


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 La 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name La?

1 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
1992
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name La
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 360,957
Letter count 2
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1990
1993 births +5

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