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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Twila

Twila Paris is a contemporary christian music musician. Her career lasted from 1965 to 1965. Twila was born on December 28th, 1958 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States.

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Twila Shively was a baseball player for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Twila was born on March 20th, 1920 in Decatur, Illinois. She left this life on November 25th, 1999.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1890 6 6 0
1891 10 10 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 13 13 0
1896 13 13 0
1897 9 9 0
1898 18 18 0
1899 18 18 0
1900 16 16 0
1901 14 14 0
1902 14 14 0
1903 18 18 0
1904 17 17 0
1905 27 27 0
1906 17 17 0
1907 21 21 0
1908 22 22 0
1909 21 21 0
1910 18 18 0
1911 17 17 0
1912 44 44 0
1913 42 42 0
1914 64 64 0
1915 106 106 0
1916 89 89 0
1917 110 110 0
1918 117 117 0
1919 108 108 0
1920 135 135 0
1921 135 135 0
1922 149 149 0
1923 164 164 0
1924 160 160 0
1925 142 142 0
1926 183 183 0
1927 188 188 0
1928 182 182 0
1929 146 146 0
1930 166 166 0
1931 184 184 0
1932 165 165 0
1933 189 189 0
1934 195 195 0
1935 164 164 0
1936 170 170 0
1937 149 149 0
1938 173 173 0
1939 143 143 0
1940 146 146 0
1941 143 143 0
1942 144 144 0
1943 122 122 0
1944 125 125 0
1945 129 129 0
1946 159 159 0
1947 160 160 0
1948 170 170 0
1949 167 167 0
1950 149 149 0
1951 177 177 0
1952 173 173 0
1953 196 196 0
1954 178 178 0
1955 205 205 0
1956 211 211 0
1957 212 212 0
1958 283 283 0
1959 241 241 0
1960 304 304 0
1961 252 252 0
1962 226 226 0
1963 229 229 0
1964 210 210 0
1965 163 163 0
1966 157 157 0
1967 137 137 0
1968 139 139 0
1969 132 132 0
1970 147 147 0
1971 124 124 0
1972 108 108 0
1973 95 95 0
1974 101 101 0
1975 107 107 0
1976 78 78 0
1977 81 81 0
1978 67 67 0
1979 74 74 0
1980 71 71 0
1981 53 53 0
1982 47 47 0
1983 60 60 0
1984 40 40 0
1985 43 43 0
1986 25 25 0
1987 27 27 0
1988 25 25 0
1989 26 26 0
1990 29 29 0
1991 17 17 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 18 18 0
1994 14 14 0
1995 16 16 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 29 29 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 20 20 0
2000 19 19 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 15 15 0
2003 21 21 0
2004 20 20 0
2005 23 23 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 25 25 0
2008 11 11 0
2009 19 19 0
2010 16 16 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 7 7 0
2013 27 27 0
2014 23 23 0
2015 22 22 0
2016 24 24 0
2017 21 21 0

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Popularity of Twila as a first name

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Common last names for Twila

  • Smith
  • Miller
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Scott
  • Clark
  • Johnson
  • Anderson
  • Bell
  • Thompson
  • Young
  • Nelson

Fun Facts about the name Twila

  • How Popular is the name Twila? Twila is the 2,294th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Twila have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,676 babies born with the first name Twila in the United States. That's more than enough people named Twila to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Twila? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1890 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Twila first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Twila is Friday, November 22nd, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Twila born? The highest recorded use of the first name Twila was in 1960 with a total of 304 babies.
  • Random Twila Factoid: According to the 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Twila ranks 99th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nebraska. Imagine that, 26 babies in Nebraska have the same name as you in 1930.
  • Weird things about the name Twila: Your name in reverse order is Aliwt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iwlta. 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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