Erla

First Name
922
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 Erla

"Erla" is a name of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Wagtail Bird". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Erla

Erla was born on January 27th, 1994 in Reykjavík.

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Erla Steina Arnardóttir is a soccer player for the Breiðablik UBK, Sunnanå SK, Stattena IF, Mallbackens IF, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues, Kristianstads DFF, Sweden women's national football team, and Iceland women's national football team. Erla was born on May 18th, 1983 in Iceland.

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Erla was born on April 19th, 1988 in Njarðvík, Iceland.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1889 10 10 0
1896 5 5 0
1900 5 5 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 5 5 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 7 7 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 11 11 0
1914 23 23 0
1915 22 22 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 20 20 0
1918 27 27 0
1919 20 20 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 18 18 0
1922 20 20 0
1923 34 34 0
1924 35 35 0
1925 26 26 0
1926 30 30 0
1927 25 25 0
1928 30 30 0
1929 32 32 0
1930 30 30 0
1931 28 28 0
1932 20 20 0
1933 17 17 0
1934 28 28 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 23 23 0
1938 15 15 0
1939 17 17 0
1940 19 19 0
1941 19 19 0
1942 20 20 0
1943 16 16 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 21 21 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 13 13 0
1948 10 10 0
1949 13 13 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 11 11 0
1953 12 12 0
1954 11 11 0
1955 7 7 0
1956 6 6 0
1957 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 6 6 0
1989 6 6 0
1993 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
2001 5 5 0
2013 5 5 0
2015 7 7 0

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Popularity of Erla as a last name

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Common last names for Erla

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Fun Facts about the name Erla

  • How Popular is the name Erla? Erla is the 11,104th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Erla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 922 babies born with the first name Erla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Erla to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Erla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Erla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Erla is Tuesday, September 12th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Erla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Erla was in 1924 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Erla Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Erla is not a popular baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Erla: Your name in reverse order is Alre. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rale. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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