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Karla

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 7 7 0
1916 7 7 0
1917 7 7 0
1919 5 5 0
1920 5 5 0
1922 8 8 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 6 6 0
1925 10 10 0
1927 11 11 0
1928 10 10 0
1929 10 10 0
1930 10 10 0
1931 19 19 0
1932 28 28 0
1933 32 32 0
1934 46 46 0
1935 38 38 0
1936 73 73 0
1937 81 81 0
1938 87 87 0
1939 122 122 0
1940 137 137 0
1941 148 148 0
1942 187 187 0
1943 218 218 0
1944 217 217 0
1945 319 319 0
1946 427 427 0
1947 504 504 0
1948 465 465 0
1949 480 480 0
1950 592 592 0
1951 722 722 0
1952 831 831 0
1953 939 939 0
1954 1,138 1,138 0
1955 1,203 1,203 0
1956 1,390 1,390 0
1957 1,530 1,530 0
1958 1,485 1,485 0
1959 1,639 1,634 5
1960 1,659 1,654 5
1961 1,881 1,872 9
1962 1,945 1,945 0
1963 2,009 2,009 0
1964 2,067 2,061 6
1965 1,814 1,804 10
1966 1,691 1,686 5
1967 1,646 1,646 0
1968 1,504 1,504 0
1969 1,540 1,535 5
1970 1,638 1,633 5
1971 1,427 1,419 8
1972 1,121 1,121 0
1973 1,115 1,109 6
1974 1,069 1,063 6
1975 1,014 1,014 0
1976 984 977 7
1977 1,005 1,000 5
1978 947 947 0
1979 1,091 1,080 11
1980 1,034 1,026 8
1981 992 985 7
1982 964 957 7
1983 944 938 6
1984 941 934 7
1985 913 901 12
1986 924 916 8
1987 874 865 9
1988 870 863 7
1989 984 966 18
1990 1,014 1,001 13
1991 1,098 1,087 11
1992 1,166 1,157 9
1993 1,206 1,195 11
1994 1,265 1,258 7
1995 1,190 1,182 8
1996 1,439 1,434 5
1997 1,477 1,469 8
1998 1,482 1,472 10
1999 1,615 1,609 6
2000 1,591 1,586 5
2001 1,698 1,698 0
2002 1,848 1,839 9
2003 1,783 1,778 5
2004 1,757 1,749 8
2005 1,713 1,713 0
2006 1,662 1,656 6
2007 1,580 1,580 0
2008 1,420 1,420 0
2009 1,120 1,114 6
2010 988 988 0
2011 908 908 0
2012 760 760 0
2013 646 646 0
2014 618 618 0
2015 610 610 0

Fun Facts about the name Karla

  • How many people with the first name Karla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,459 babies born with the first name Karla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Karla to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Karla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Karla is Tuesday, October 15th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Karla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karla was in 1964 with a total of 2,061 babies. That's a lot of babies named Karla!
  • Random Karla Factoid: According to the 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Karla ranks 92nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 65 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1972.
  • Weird things about the name Karla: Your name in reverse order is Alrak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Krala. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 140 people with the last name Karla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karla? Karla is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Popularity of Karla as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karla U.S.
  White 55.71% 64.26%
  African American 8.57% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.86% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 12.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karla

People with the last name Karla are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Karla" mean? The list below shows the origins of Karla as well as things modernly associated with the name Karla such as celebrities named Karla.

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Origin and Meaning of Karla

The name "Karla" is of German origin, and it means "Feminine form of Karl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A female given name, feminine form of Karl.

Karla was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Faroese, and German

Notable Persons With the Name Karla

Karla Homolka

Karla Homolka is a criminal. Karla is also known as Karla Leanne Teale, Leanne Bordelais, and Emily Bordelais.

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Karla Souza

Karla Souza is an actress. She was most active from 2008 to present. Karla was given the name Karla Olivares Souza on December 11th, 1985 in Mexico City. Karla is also known as Souza Olivares Karla (birth name).

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Karla Faye Tucker

Karla Faye Tucker is a criminal.

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Karla DeVito

Karla DeVito is a singing, actor, voice acting, singer, actress, and voice artist. Karla was born on May 29th, 1953 in Mokena, Illinois, U.S.

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Karla Crome

Karla Crome is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Karla was given the name Karla Patsy Crome on June 22nd, 1988 in Hendon.

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Karla LaVey

Karla LaVey is a radio presenter and religious leader. Karla was born as the child of Anton LaVey in San Francisco.

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  • Karla Bonoff
    (musician)
  • Karla Henry
    (famous individual)
  • Karla Martínez
    (hostess)
  • Karla Cheatham Mosley
    (actress)
  • Karla Jensen
    (film)
  • Karla Borger
    (influential individual)
  • Karla Šlechtová
    (17th Minister for Regional Development of the Czech Republic)
  • Karla Echenique
    (famed individual)
  • Karla Schramm
    (actress)
  • Karla Peijs
    (influential human)
  • Karla Poewe
    (leading person)
  • Georgina Pontaza
    (actress)
  • Karla Cubias
    (musician)
  • Karla Reuter
    (soccer player)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Karla

Suarez Karla

Suarez Karla is a notable somebody. Suarez was born on October 28th, 1969.

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Fabiana Karla

Fabiana Karla is an actress. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Fabiana was given the name Fabiana Karla Simões Barbosa on October 30th, 1975 in Recife.

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Petras Karla

Petras Karla was a noteworthy individual. Petras was born on April 9th, 1937 in Didžiasalis. He left this life on October 14th, 1969.

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What does the name Karla mean?

Kis for kindness, you always show.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Ris for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Lis for loyalty, that you show.

Ais for appreciative, of all you have

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