in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Spanish
- Meaning: Vigilant, Watchful
- #11038 All Time
Pronunciation of Vela
How popular is the name "Vela" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Vela? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 863 babies born with the name Vela in the United States. That's more than enough Velas to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Vela" was in 1915 with a total of 38 babies.
According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vela" is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of only 38 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Vela popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Vela in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Vela" mean? The list below shows the origins of Vela as well as things modernly associated with the name Vela such as celebrities named Vela.
Origin and Meaning of Vela
The name "Vela" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Vigilant, Watchful". It's a name commonly given to girls.
V is for verve! Your enthusiasm!
E is for eternal, your spirit will live.
L is for look, the way you look at life.
A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.
Your name in reverse order is "Alev". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Avle". 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 Vela born Aug 16, 1966
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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1200. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.
You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
Name poster for Vela
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.