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18k
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since 1880

Perla

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159k Pearl

How popular is the baby name Perla in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 7 7 0
1920 5 5 0
1921 6 6 0
1922 6 6 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 7 7 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 6 6 0
1929 5 5 0
1930 5 5 0
1931 8 8 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 9 9 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 7 7 0
1942 6 6 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 13 13 0
1953 22 22 0
1954 16 16 0
1955 12 12 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 25 25 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 27 27 0
1962 33 33 0
1963 27 27 0
1964 29 29 0
1965 21 21 0
1966 29 29 0
1967 24 24 0
1968 41 41 0
1969 28 28 0
1970 33 33 0
1971 44 44 0
1972 67 67 0
1973 63 63 0
1974 70 70 0
1975 76 76 0
1976 87 87 0
1977 84 84 0
1978 108 108 0
1979 144 144 0
1980 167 167 0
1981 155 155 0
1982 158 158 0
1983 165 165 0
1984 210 210 0
1985 204 204 0
1986 231 226 5
1987 216 216 0
1988 222 222 0
1989 267 267 0
1990 359 354 5
1991 408 400 8
1992 408 408 0
1993 477 477 0
1994 489 482 7
1995 502 502 0
1996 490 485 5
1997 480 480 0
1998 522 522 0
1999 471 471 0
2000 510 510 0
2001 533 533 0
2002 700 700 0
2003 1,108 1,108 0
2004 877 877 0
2005 865 865 0
2006 842 842 0
2007 803 803 0
2008 662 662 0
2009 580 580 0
2010 485 485 0
2011 444 444 0
2012 688 688 0
2013 423 423 0
2014 440 440 0
2015 441 441 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Perla baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,377 babies born with the name Perla in the United States. That's more than enough Perlas to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Perla" was in 2003 with a total of 1,108 babies. (That's a lot of baby Perlas)

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Perla" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 197 babies in California have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of only 489 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Perla popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Perla

The name "Perla" is of Spanish origin, and it means "A Pearl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Perla

Perla Del Valle
Perla Ferrar
Perla Haney-jardine
Perla San Juan
Perla Apa
Perla Eyes
Perla Hair Salon
Perla Nyc
Perla Towing
Perla Hudson

Alternative Meanings

P is for perfection, it's what you seek.

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

L is for love, everlasting.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Alrep". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Earlp". 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 Perla born Aug 15, 2011

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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 Western Australia approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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