Lela

Lela - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lela appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #160. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lela and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lela? 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 Lela. The baby girl name Lela was given to 108 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1417 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,086 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lela peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 160.



Famous with this name

Lela Metreveli
Lela Rochon
Lela Bliss


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Lela is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lela is currently topping the baby name charts in Missouri at position #456 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,718.

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 Lela is where you live.


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Lela origin and meaning

Lela is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Lela, pop culture references for the name Lela and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lela

We've found the following names that sound similar to Lela, 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
20121417
20111711
20101657
20091460
20081507
20071380
20061485
20051607
20041535
20031761
20021952
20011669
20001718
19991768
19984006
19972704
19962172
19953918
19942437
19932046
19922478
19911949
19902082
19892338
19882062
19872019
19861674
19851753
19841411
19831424
19821384
19811366
19801799
19791364
19781219
19771248
19761170
19751510
19741154
1973976
19721103
19711087
1970927
19691176
1968870
19671069
1966888
1965795
1964837
1963795
1962829
1961742
1960823
1959691
1958670
1957664
1956606
1955605
1954569
1953542
1952507
1951534
1950512
1949410
1948434
1947450
1946442
1945389
1944403
1943399
1942357
1941350
1940361
1939324
1938316
1937303
1936300
1935288
1934284
1933273
1932274
1931261
1930253
1929248
1928244
1927250
1926243
1925224
1924224
1923225
1922221
1921211
1920214
1919207
1918209
1917209
1916198
1915212
1914201
1913188
1912184
1911161
1910160

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Missouri456
Mississippi517
Iowa578
Alabama657
Indiana759
North Carolina926
Tennessee1003
Georgia1012
Washington1175
Ohio1328
Illinois1390
Texas1611
California1718

Even more about Lela


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 Lela 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 Lela?

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
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lela
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 13,086
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +108

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