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Twyla

First Name
7k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Twyla

"Twyla" is a name of American origin, and it means "Twilight". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Twyla

Twyla Tharp is a choreographer, dancer, choreography, and dance. She has had major accomplishments since 1960. Twyla was born on July 1st, 1941 in Portland, Indiana, U.S.

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Twyla was born on July 27th, 1921. She breathed her last breath on July 11th, 2009.

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Twyla was born in 1949.

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Twyla Mason Gray was a Municipal Judge for Oklahoma City and Municipal Judge forOklahoma City. Twyla was born on September 26th, 1954 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She breathed her last breath on September 3rd, 2011.

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Twyla was born on July 20th, 1941 in Brimfield Township, Portage County, Ohio.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 6 6 0
1906 6 6 0
1907 8 8 0
1908 7 7 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 14 14 0
1913 7 7 0
1914 17 17 0
1915 28 28 0
1916 33 33 0
1917 23 23 0
1918 38 38 0
1919 39 39 0
1920 42 42 0
1921 42 42 0
1922 45 45 0
1923 53 53 0
1924 54 54 0
1925 65 65 0
1926 47 47 0
1927 62 62 0
1928 50 50 0
1929 61 61 0
1930 73 73 0
1931 64 64 0
1932 60 60 0
1933 68 68 0
1934 59 59 0
1935 59 59 0
1936 66 66 0
1937 64 64 0
1938 67 67 0
1939 75 75 0
1940 57 57 0
1941 69 69 0
1942 50 50 0
1943 62 62 0
1944 64 64 0
1945 60 60 0
1946 72 72 0
1947 93 93 0
1948 73 73 0
1949 93 93 0
1950 105 105 0
1951 103 103 0
1952 116 116 0
1953 100 100 0
1954 117 117 0
1955 121 121 0
1956 147 147 0
1957 152 152 0
1958 140 140 0
1959 142 142 0
1960 168 168 0
1961 154 154 0
1962 142 142 0
1963 137 137 0
1964 194 194 0
1965 120 120 0
1966 99 99 0
1967 101 101 0
1968 105 105 0
1969 113 113 0
1970 115 115 0
1971 106 106 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 73 73 0
1974 79 79 0
1975 78 78 0
1976 89 89 0
1977 96 96 0
1978 83 83 0
1979 96 96 0
1980 71 71 0
1981 60 60 0
1982 55 55 0
1983 62 62 0
1984 65 65 0
1985 38 38 0
1986 52 52 0
1987 50 50 0
1988 40 40 0
1989 39 39 0
1990 32 32 0
1991 25 25 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 30 30 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 15 15 0
1996 27 27 0
1997 20 20 0
1998 21 21 0
1999 21 21 0
2000 24 24 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 22 22 0
2003 30 30 0
2004 26 26 0
2005 30 30 0
2006 12 12 0
2007 18 18 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 34 34 0
2010 33 33 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 25 25 0
2013 20 20 0
2014 33 33 0
2015 25 25 0
2016 27 27 0

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Popularity of Twyla as a first name

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Common last names for Twyla

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
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Fun Facts about the name Twyla

  • How Popular is the name Twyla? Twyla is the 3,099th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Twyla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,802 babies born with the first name Twyla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Twyla to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Twyla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Twyla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Twyla is Monday, August 16th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Twyla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Twyla was in 1964 with a total of 194 babies.
  • Random Twyla Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Twyla is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 16 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Twyla: Your name in reverse order is Alywt. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ltyaw. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.