Nala

Nala - A very unique female name



  Sep 26,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nala appeared on the charts for the first time in 1994 on position #3490. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nala and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nala? 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 Nala. The baby girl name Nala was given to 187 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1052 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,557 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nala peaked in popularity 5 years ago in 2012 on position 1052.



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Nala is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nala is currently topping the baby name charts in Louisiana at position #482 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,242.

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 Nala is where you live.


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Nala origin and meaning

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

Similar to Nala

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

Nellie / Noelle / Nell / Nola / Nayeli / Nyla / Noel / Noelia / Nelly / Nylah /

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
20121052
20111397
20101813
20092118
20081817
20072249
20061963
20052531
20042013
20032111
20025143
20013855
20004344
19993438
19982083
19972859
19962880
19951889
19943490

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Louisiana482
South Carolina556
Alabama752
Wisconsin766
Florida786
Ohio827
Illinois850
Georgia862
Virginia867
Tennessee889
Michigan921
New York948
North Carolina1023
Arizona1058
Pennsylvania1063
California1085
New Jersey1118
Texas2242

Even more about Nala


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 Nala 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 Nala?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nala
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,557
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1994
2012 births +187

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