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7k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Twyla

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Twilight
  • #3016 All Time
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How popular is the name "Twyla" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 8 8 0
1908 7 7 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 14 14 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 17 17 0
1915 28 28 0
1916 33 33 0
1917 23 23 0
1918 38 38 0
1919 39 39 0
1920 42 42 0
1921 42 42 0
1922 45 45 0
1923 53 53 0
1924 54 54 0
1925 65 65 0
1926 47 47 0
1927 62 62 0
1928 50 50 0
1929 61 61 0
1930 73 73 0
1931 64 64 0
1932 60 60 0
1933 68 68 0
1934 59 59 0
1935 59 59 0
1936 66 66 0
1937 64 64 0
1938 67 67 0
1939 75 75 0
1940 57 57 0
1941 69 69 0
1942 50 50 0
1943 62 62 0
1944 64 64 0
1945 60 60 0
1946 72 72 0
1947 93 93 0
1948 73 73 0
1949 93 93 0
1950 105 105 0
1951 103 103 0
1952 116 116 0
1953 100 100 0
1954 117 117 0
1955 121 121 0
1956 147 147 0
1957 152 152 0
1958 140 140 0
1959 142 142 0
1960 168 168 0
1961 154 154 0
1962 142 142 0
1963 137 137 0
1964 194 194 0
1965 120 120 0
1966 99 99 0
1967 101 101 0
1968 105 105 0
1969 113 113 0
1970 115 115 0
1971 106 106 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 72 72 0
1974 80 80 0
1975 78 78 0
1976 89 89 0
1977 96 96 0
1978 83 83 0
1979 96 96 0
1980 71 71 0
1981 60 60 0
1982 55 55 0
1983 62 62 0
1984 65 65 0
1985 38 38 0
1986 52 52 0
1987 50 50 0
1988 40 40 0
1989 39 39 0
1990 32 32 0
1991 25 25 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 30 30 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 27 27 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 30 30 0
2004 26 26 0
2005 30 30 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 20 20 0
2014 33 33 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Twyla? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,750 babies born with the name Twyla in the United States. That's more than enough Twylas to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Twyla" was in 1964 with a total of 194 babies.

According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Twyla" is not a popular baby girl's name in Kansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Kansas have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of only 73 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Twyla popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Twyla

The name "Twyla" is of American origin, and it means "Twilight". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

T is for time, you give to friends.

W is for wonder, the child in us all.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Alywt". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lwaty". 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 Twyla born Aug 1, 1956

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 Southern England approximately on 1425. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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