Perla

Perla - A very unique female name



  Aug 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Perla appeared on the charts for the first time in 1931 on position #1787. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Perla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Perla? 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 Perla. The baby girl name Perla was given to 658 baby girls in 2012, ranking #448 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,148 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Perla peaked in popularity 14 years ago in 2003 on position 281.



Famous with this name

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Perla Haney-Jardine
B.J. Perla


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Perla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Perla is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #214 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,588.

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 Perla is where you live.


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Perla origin and meaning

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

Similar to Perla

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

Pearl / Pearlie / Pearle / Pearly / Perel / Perl / Paralee / Pearla / Perlie / Parlee /

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
2012448
2011650
2010613
2009541
2008480
2007404
2006384
2005362
2004356
2003281
2002411
2001515
2000520
1999535
1998491
1997510
1996497
1995494
1994498
1993511
1992557
1991562
1990614
1989703
1988737
1987729
1986703
1985733
1984703
1983793
1982833
1981843
1980816
1979860
1978954
19771060
19761032
19751095
19741081
19731141
19721143
19711445
19701609
19691626
19681408
19671596
19661520
19651643
19641529
19631575
19621480
19611520
19601828
19591886
19581448
19571968
19561929
19541706
19531678
19521798
19491723
19481661
19311787

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California214
Texas243
New Mexico307
Nevada307
Arizona308
Oregon314
North Carolina322
Washington323
Colorado399
Virginia417
New York493
Georgia505
Iowa509
Illinois549
South Carolina648
Kansas651
Wisconsin669
New Jersey671
Florida699
Utah781
Massachusetts786
Oklahoma795
Tennessee895
Minnesota896
Missouri903
Maryland994
Michigan1034
Indiana1155
Ohio1588

Even more about Perla


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 Perla 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 Perla?

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
2003
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Perla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 2,148
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1931
2012 births +658

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