Marla

Marla - A very unique female name



  Dec 10,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marla appeared on the charts for the first time in 1932 on position #1435. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marla? 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 Marla. The baby girl name Marla was given to 27 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2629 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 52,343 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marla peaked in popularity 63 years ago in 1955 on position 192.



Famous with this name

Marla Sokoloff
Marla Sucharetza
Marla Heasley


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Marla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marla is currently topping the baby name charts in Indiana at position #1,138 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,501.

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 Marla is where you live.


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Marla origin and meaning

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

Similar to Marla

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

Muriel / Marley / Merle / Marylou / Mariela / Marlee / Marilee / Marlo / Mariel / Meryl /

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
20122629
20112395
20102272
20092763
20082748
20072164
20062413
20052526
20041823
20031814
20021836
20011562
20001658
19991811
19981376
19971356
19961341
19951151
19941099
19931068
1992961
1991814
1990858
1989944
1988833
1987787
1986773
1985730
1984663
1983622
1982555
1981532
1980492
1979474
1978444
1977410
1976412
1975367
1974359
1973298
1972310
1971291
1970272
1969270
1968247
1967256
1966272
1965290
1964294
1963272
1962253
1961267
1960274
1959257
1958245
1957232
1956206
1955192
1954223
1953264
1952287
1951295
1950298
1949375
1948375
1947388
1946455
1945474
1944533
1943564
1942452
1941489
1940558
1939644
1938494
1937584
1936672
19351063
19321435

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Indiana1138
Ohio1341
California2111
Texas3501

Even more about Marla


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 Marla 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 Marla?

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
1955
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 52,343
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1932
2012 births +27

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