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La

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How popular is the baby 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 13 7 6
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 6 6 0
1947 9 9 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 popularity of the La baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,741 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 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "La" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of only 54 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name La popular?

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name La

La Fitness
La Dodgers
La Liga
La Liga Standings
La Pagina
La Police Gear
La Quinta
La Tasca
La Times

Alternative Meanings

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

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

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Past life for La born Jan 11, 1924

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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 Ireland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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