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Perla

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19k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Perla

"Perla" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "A Pearl". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Perla

Perla Haney-Jardine is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Perla was born on May 2nd, 1997 in Niterói.

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She holds the title Miss Earth Mexico-AirNuestra Belleza Mundo México 2008. Perla was given the name Perla Judith Beltrán Acosta on September 30th, 1986 in Culiacán. Perla is also known as Beltrán Acosta and Perla Judith.

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Perla Bautista is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1957. Perla was born Perla Bautista on February 18th, 1940 in Manila.

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Perla Liberatori is a voice actress. Perla was born on November 10th, 1981.

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Perla is a singing. She plays Vocals. She has been prominent since 1970. Perla was given the name Ermelinda Pedroso Rodríguez D'Almeida on March 17th, 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Perla

Gene was born on March 1st, 1940.

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Perla is a singing. She plays Vocals. She has been prominent since 1970. Perla was given the name Ermelinda Pedroso Rodríguez D'Almeida on March 17th, 1952.

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Alfonso Alberto Perla is a soccer player for the C.D. Dragón, C.D. Águila, C.D. Vista Hermosa, and El Salvador national football team. Alfonso was born on March 28th, 1982 in San Alejo.

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Luis Perla is an athlete for the Juventud Independiente.

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Alfonso Perla is an athlete for the Atlético Balboa (La Union).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 7 7 0
1920 5 5 0
1921 6 6 0
1922 6 6 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 7 7 0
1926 8 8 0
1927 6 6 0
1929 5 5 0
1930 5 5 0
1931 8 8 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 9 9 0
1938 11 11 0
1939 7 7 0
1942 6 6 0
1944 10 10 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 13 13 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 9 9 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 13 13 0
1953 22 22 0
1954 16 16 0
1955 12 12 0
1956 13 13 0
1957 17 17 0
1958 25 25 0
1959 15 15 0
1960 20 20 0
1961 27 27 0
1962 33 33 0
1963 27 27 0
1964 29 29 0
1965 21 21 0
1966 29 29 0
1967 24 24 0
1968 41 41 0
1969 28 28 0
1970 33 33 0
1971 44 44 0
1972 67 67 0
1973 63 63 0
1974 70 70 0
1975 76 76 0
1976 87 87 0
1977 84 84 0
1978 108 108 0
1979 144 144 0
1980 167 167 0
1981 155 155 0
1982 158 158 0
1983 165 165 0
1984 210 210 0
1985 204 204 0
1986 231 226 5
1987 216 216 0
1988 222 222 0
1989 267 267 0
1990 359 354 5
1991 408 400 8
1992 408 408 0
1993 477 477 0
1994 489 482 7
1995 502 502 0
1996 490 485 5
1997 480 480 0
1998 522 522 0
1999 471 471 0
2000 510 510 0
2001 533 533 0
2002 700 700 0
2003 1,108 1,108 0
2004 877 877 0
2005 865 865 0
2006 842 842 0
2007 803 803 0
2008 662 662 0
2009 580 580 0
2010 485 485 0
2011 444 444 0
2012 690 690 0
2013 423 423 0
2014 440 440 0
2015 442 442 0
2016 407 407 0

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Popularity of Perla as a first name

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Popularity of Perla as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Perla U.S.
  White 27.09% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.32% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 68.38% 16.26%

Of Last Name Perla

People with the last name Perla are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Perla

  • How Popular is the name Perla? Perla is the 1,712th most popular name of all time. As a last name Perla was the 12,541st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Perla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,787 babies born with the first name Perla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Perla to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Perla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Perla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Perla is Tuesday, October 21st, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Perla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Perla was in 2003 with a total of 1,108 babies. That's a lot of babies named Perla!
  • Random Perla Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Perla is not a popular baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Perla: Your name in reverse order is Alrep. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aeprl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Perla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,470 people with the last name Perla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Perla? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Perla as their last name since less than 1 person in 119k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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