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Popularity
87k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Karla

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Feminine form of Karl
  • #688 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
10k Karli (American)
< 1k Karola (German)

How popular is the name "Karla" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1915770
1916770
1917770
1919550
1920550
1922880
1923550
1924660
192510100
192711110
192810100
192910100
193010100
193119190
193228280
193332320
193446460
193538380
193673730
193781810
193887870
19391221220
19401371370
19411481480
19421871870
19432182180
19442172170
19453193190
19464274270
19475045040
19484654650
19494804800
19505925920
19517217210
19528338330
19539389380
19541,1381,1380
19551,2031,2030
19561,3901,3900
19571,5321,5320
19581,4851,4850
19591,6391,6345
19601,6591,6545
19611,8811,8729
19621,9441,9440
19632,0092,0090
19642,0672,0616
19651,8141,80410
19661,6911,6865
19671,6461,6460
19681,5031,5030
19691,5401,5355
19701,6381,6335
19711,4271,4198
19721,1211,1210
19731,1151,1096
19741,0681,0626
19751,0141,0140
19769849777
19771,0051,0005
19789479470
19791,0911,08011
19801,0341,0268
19819929857
19829649577
19839449386
19849419347
198591390112
19869249168
19878748659
19888708637
198998496618
19901,0141,00113
19911,0981,08711
19921,1661,1579
19931,2061,19511
19941,2651,2587
19951,1901,1828
19961,4391,4345
19971,4771,4698
19981,4821,47210
19991,6141,6086
20001,5911,5865
20011,6981,6980
20021,8481,8399
20031,7831,7785
20041,7571,7498
20051,7131,7130
20061,6621,6566
20071,5801,5800
20081,4191,4190
20091,1201,1146
20109889880
20119089080
20127597590
20136466460
20146146140

Want to know about the populiarty of Karla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 86,841 babies born with the name Karla in the United States. That's more than enough Karlas to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1915 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Karla" was in 1964 with a total of 2,061 babies. (That's a lot of baby Karlas)

According to the 1966 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Karla" ranks #106 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 7 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1966. Across the entire United States a total of 1,691 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Karla" mean?

Karla (German): Feminine form of Karl

The name "Karla" is of German origin and it means "Feminine form of Karl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for rational, the way you think.

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

Your name in reverse order is "Alrak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ralak". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Karla popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Karla in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Karla

Karla Álvarez

Karla Álvarez is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to 2013. Karla was born in 1972 as Karla Mercedes Alvarez Baez in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Karel Marquez

Karel was born in 1986 as Karla Ysabel Marquez Santos in Olongapo City, Zambales, Philippines.

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Past life for Karla born Mar 31, 1983

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Labrador approximately on 1000. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Karla

Name poster for Karla(click to save the high quality version)

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.

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