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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Nejla

User Submitted Meanings

  • A user from Illinois, United States says the name Nejla is of Unknown origin and means "Attainment, First present, charity".
  • A user from New York, United States says the name Nejla is of Arabic origin and means "Large-eyed or pretty-eyed.".
Other origins: African and Muslim

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Notable Persons Named Nejla

Their most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1966. Nejla was given the name Naciye Batır in 1932 in Constanța, Romania. They died in 2005.


Nejla was born in 16 in Istanbul.


Nejla Yatkin is a modern dance, choreography, and modern dancechoreographer. Nejla was born on November 7th, 1970 in Berlin. Nejla is also known as Nejla Yasemin Yatkin and Nezla Yatkin.


Fun Facts about the name Nejla

  • How Popular is the name Nejla? Nejla is the 31,865th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Nejla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 139 babies born with the first name Nejla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nejla 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 Nejla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Nejla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nejla is Saturday, December 27th, 1890.
  • What year had the most people named Nejla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nejla was in 2009 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Nejla: Your name in reverse order is Aljen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jenla. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Nejla born Apr 8, 1941

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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