Arla

First Name
3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Arla

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Alt. Meaning

A is for action, something to take now

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

L is for lucky, who is more?

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1888 5 5 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 7 7 0
1897 8 8 0
1898 10 10 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1901 11 11 0
1903 6 6 0
1904 7 7 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 5 5 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 11 11 0
1912 9 9 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 16 16 0
1915 31 31 0
1916 36 30 6
1917 33 33 0
1918 33 33 0
1919 36 31 5
1920 25 25 0
1921 44 44 0
1922 30 30 0
1923 31 31 0
1924 40 40 0
1925 40 40 0
1926 48 48 0
1927 50 50 0
1928 49 49 0
1929 43 43 0
1930 66 60 6
1931 46 46 0
1932 56 56 0
1933 54 54 0
1934 64 64 0
1935 56 56 0
1936 56 56 0
1937 54 54 0
1938 48 48 0
1939 53 53 0
1940 51 51 0
1941 62 62 0
1942 43 43 0
1943 58 58 0
1944 32 32 0
1945 38 38 0
1946 48 48 0
1947 40 40 0
1948 56 56 0
1949 37 37 0
1950 44 44 0
1951 60 60 0
1952 40 40 0
1953 46 46 0
1954 32 32 0
1955 45 45 0
1956 36 36 0
1957 30 30 0
1958 27 27 0
1959 37 37 0
1960 35 35 0
1961 16 16 0
1962 28 28 0
1963 34 34 0
1964 27 27 0
1965 22 22 0
1966 28 28 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 22 22 0
1969 14 14 0
1970 20 20 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 10 10 0
1973 13 13 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 12 12 0
1976 8 8 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 9 9 0
1979 7 7 0
1980 16 16 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 8 8 0
1983 13 13 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 5 5 0
1988 5 5 0
1989 5 5 0
1991 10 10 0
2005 5 5 0
2008 5 5 0
2011 6 6 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 15 15 0

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Popularity of Arla as a first name

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Common last names for Arla

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Fun Facts about the name Arla

  • How Popular is the name Arla? Arla is the 5,690th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Arla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,625 babies born with the first name Arla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Arla to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Arla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1888 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Arla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Arla is Friday, September 5th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Arla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Arla was in 1934 with a total of 64 babies.
  • Random Arla Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Arla is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Arla: Your name in reverse order is Alra. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raal. How do you pronounce that?

What Arlas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Arla born Apr 30, 1936

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1000. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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