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 1914 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Vela" is not a popular baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1914. Across the entire United States a total of only 25 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 east? 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 vision, few can share.
E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!
L is for love, everlasting.
A is for able, for you surely are.
Your name in reverse order is "Alev". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ealv". 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 Feb 19, 2010
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 Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.
Name poster for Vela
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.