Orla

Orla - A very unique female name



  Mar 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Orla, meaning golden princess, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1927 on position #1541. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Orla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Orla? 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 Orla. The baby girl name Orla was given to 6 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4852 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 235,542 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Orla peaked in popularity 90 years ago in 1927 on position 1541.



Famous with this name

Orla Brady
Orla Pederson
Orla O'Rourke


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Orla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Orla is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #782 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #782.

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 Orla is where you live.


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Orla origin and meaning

Orla is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means golden princess. To see famous people named Orla, pop culture references for the name Orla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Orla

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

Oralia / Orelia / Orly / Orli / Oralee / Orel /

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
20124852
20113819
20105592
20094984
20085809
20075056
20054367
20025174
20004360
19914642
19291907
19271541

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts782

Even more about Orla


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 Orla 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 Orla?

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
1927
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Orla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 235,542
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1927
2012 births +6

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