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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #688 most popular

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10k Karli (American)
< 1k Karola (German)

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 keen, your sense of honesty.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

R is for rational, the way you think.

L is for life, that you live so well.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Alrak". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lakra". 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.

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


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 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Karla" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 33 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1978. Across the entire United States a total of only 947 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 north east? 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.


Karel Marquez

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


Past life for Karla born Sep 2, 1998

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 Quebeck approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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

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