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2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

La

  • Gender: Neutral
  • #7044 All Time
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How popular is the name "La" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 5 5 0
1918 8 8 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 5 5 0
1923 8 8 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 6 6 0
1926 12 7 5
1927 9 9 0
1928 6 6 0
1929 5 0 5
1930 10 10 0
1931 5 5 0
1932 5 5 0
1933 12 12 0
1934 8 8 0
1935 11 11 0
1936 9 9 0
1938 8 8 0
1939 9 9 0
1940 8 8 0
1941 5 5 0
1942 7 7 0
1943 5 5 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 10 10 0
1949 6 6 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 5 5 0
1956 5 5 0
1957 5 5 0
1959 8 0 8
1960 20 13 7
1961 5 5 0
1962 8 8 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 9 9 0
1965 12 12 0
1966 13 13 0
1967 37 30 7
1968 40 35 5
1969 24 19 5
1970 30 30 0
1971 30 23 7
1972 32 27 5
1973 28 21 7
1974 29 29 0
1975 28 28 0
1976 28 21 7
1977 20 20 0
1978 22 22 0
1979 38 29 9
1980 29 21 8
1981 45 35 10
1982 43 37 6
1983 46 46 0
1984 59 53 6
1985 30 30 0
1986 29 21 8
1987 17 12 5
1988 13 8 5
1989 52 41 11
1990 94 80 14
1991 84 68 16
1992 84 61 23
1993 74 55 19
1994 54 44 10
1995 43 30 13
1996 29 19 10
1997 32 24 8
1998 30 23 7
1999 42 28 14
2000 19 19 0
2001 22 14 8
2002 6 6 0
2003 7 7 0
2004 14 8 6
2005 14 9 5
2006 13 13 0
2007 11 6 5
2011 5 0 5

Want to know about the populiarty of La? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,740 babies born with the name La in the United States. That's more than enough Las to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "La" was in 1990 with a total of 80 babies.

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "La" is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of only 19 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name La popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "La" mean? The list below shows the origins of La as well as things modernly associated with the name La such as celebrities named La.

LaToya Jackson

LaToya Jackson is a singer, songwriter, actress, and activist specializing in pop, R&B, and dance music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1972 to present. LaToya was born in 1956 as La Toya Yvonne Jackson in Gary, Indiana, United States.

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La La Vasquez

La La Vasquez is a disc jockey, television personality, and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1998 to present. La was born in 1980 as Alani Nicole Vazquez in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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La Toya London

La Toya London is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. La was born in 1978 as LaToya Renee London in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Alternative Meanings

L is for loyalty, that you show.

A is for activities, for you have many.

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

Past life for La born Jan 21, 1982

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 Philippines approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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