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La - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

La appeared on the charts for the first time in 1967 on position #1562. 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 girl name La was given to 6 baby girls in 2006, ranking #4824 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 260,724 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. La peaked in popularity 29 years ago in 1990 on position 1413.



Famous with this name

La La Anthony
Laura La Plante
Eriq La Salle


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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 Arkansas at position #473 - and is the least popular in Arkansas at position #473.

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.

Leah / Lillie / Lily / Lola / Lee / Lula / Lila / Layla / Lilly / Leila /

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
20064824
20003178
19993046
19984544
19973061
19952849
19941998
19931785
19921677
19911654
19901413
19892452
19862622
19852233
19841715
19831732
19821863
19812114
19802813
19792486
19782791
19762379
19752451
19742178
19732845
19721887
19712518
19702530
19681746
19671562

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arkansas473

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 female 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
1990
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name La
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 260,724
Letter count 2
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1967
2006 births +6

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