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Popularity
18k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Perla

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More Popular Potential Spellings
159k Pearl

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 688 688 0
2013 423 423 0
2014 440 440 0
2015 441 441 0

Fun Facts about the name Perla

  • How many people with the first name Perla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,377 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 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Perla is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 23 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2002.
  • 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 Plrea. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Perla as a first name

Popularity of Perla as a last name

Common first names for Perla

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Perla

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Perla

Perla Del Valle
Perla Ferrar
Perla Haney-jardine
Perla San Juan
Perla Apa
Perla Eyes
Perla Hair Salon
Perla Nyc
Perla Towing
Perla Hudson

Alternative Meanings

P is for proud, you can hold your head up!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

R is for romantic, hopelessly so

L is for love, your love of life!

A is for adaptable, whenever things change

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Perla born Aug 3, 1980

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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 Southern China approximately on 1350. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

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