Rilla

Rilla - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rilla, meaning small brook, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #1035. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rilla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rilla? 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 Rilla. The baby girl name Rilla was given to 5 baby girls in 1951, ranking #2118 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 338,739 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rilla peaked in popularity 105 years ago in 1914 on position 883.



Famous with this name

Walter Rilla
Wolf Rilla
Joe Rilla


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Rilla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rilla is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,245 - and is the least popular in California at position #1,245.

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 Rilla is where you live.


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Rilla origin and meaning

Rilla is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means small brook. To see famous people named Rilla, pop culture references for the name Rilla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rilla

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

Riley / Rylee / Rylie / Reilly / Raylee / Ryley / Rilee / Rhylee / Raul / Rylea /

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
19512118
19462007
19371509
19361705
19351543
19321574
19291205
19281935
19271267
19262004
19251390
19242078
19232045
19222067
19212021
19201173
19191694
19181671
19171860
19161029
19151142
1914883
19111035

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1245

Even more about Rilla


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 Rilla 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 Rilla?

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
1914
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Rilla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 338,739
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
1951 births +5

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