Tesla

Tesla - A very unique female name



  Apr 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Tesla, meaning from Thessaly, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1989 on position #3141. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Tesla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Tesla? 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 Tesla. The baby girl name Tesla was given to 34 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2391 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 41,566 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Tesla peaked in popularity 25 years ago in 1992 on position 1230.



Famous with this name

Aleksandar Tesla
Tesla Lobo
Tesla Renée Gray


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Tesla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Tesla is currently topping the baby name charts in Colorado at position #1,011 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,799.

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 Tesla is where you live.


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Tesla origin and meaning

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

Similar to Tesla

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

Tequila / Takayla / Tequilla / Takyla / Tashayla / Tecla / Thekla / Taquila / Tejal / Thecla /

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
20122391
20112911
20103208
20093222
20084159
20075124
20063576
20045654
20033627
20024535
20015211
19992610
19983400
19971885
19961977
19951620
19941485
19931506
19921230
19911441
19901624
19893141

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Colorado1011
Ohio1210
Tennessee1226
California2295
Texas2799

Even more about Tesla


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 Tesla 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 Tesla?

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
1992
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Tesla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 41,566
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1989
2012 births +34

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