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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Clela

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Alt. Meaning

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for activities, for you have many.

Common last names for Clela

  • Smith
  • Wilson

Fun Facts about the name Clela

  • How Popular is the name Clela? Clela is the 22,274th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Clela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 287 babies born with the first name Clela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Clela to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Clela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Clela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Clela is Monday, February 24th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Clela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Clela was in 1918 with a total of 18 babies.
  • Random Clela Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Clela is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Clela: Your name in reverse order is Alelc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Calle. How do you pronounce that?

What Clelas Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Clela born Jul 25, 1960

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 Bulgaria approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

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. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).