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Popularity
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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1913550
1918880
1919880
1920550
1923880
1924550
1925660
19261275
1927990
1928660
1929505
193010100
1931550
1932550
193312120
1934880
193511110
1936990
1938880
1939990
1940880
1941550
1942770
1943550
1946550
194710100
1949660
1952660
1953990
1954550
1956550
1957550
1959808
196020137
1961550
1962880
1963990
1964990
196512120
196613130
196737307
196840355
196924195
197030300
197130237
197232275
197328217
197429290
197528280
197628217
197720200
197822220
197938299
198029218
1981453510
198243376
198346460
198459536
198530300
198629218
198717125
19881385
1989524111
1990948014
1991846816
1992846123
1993745519
1994544410
1995433013
1996291910
199732248
199830237
1999422814
200019190
200122148
2002660
2003770
20041486
20051495
200613130
20071165
2011505

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 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "La" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1990. Across the entire United States a total of only 94 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 north east? 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 lofty, your ambitions are high!

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?

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 Jun 5, 1978

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern England approximately on 1125. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

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.

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