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Darla

What does Darla mean?

Darla Pronunciation of Darla [dar-la] as a name for girls is of English derivation, and the name Darla means "dearling; darling". Darla is an alternate form of Darlene (English).

Variations

11 different relations via Darlene: Dareen, Darelle, Darleane, Darleen, Darleena, Darlena, Darlina, Darline, Darlinn, Darlyn and Darlyne.

Creative forms:
(female) Dala, Darma, ..

(male) Darley, Darte, ..

Middle name pairings:
Darla Lucinda (D.L.), ..

How popular is Darla?

Darla is a very prominent first name for women (#471 out of 4276, Top 11%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Darla entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #211 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is currently at #1682. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darla name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darla outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Darla (#1682 in recent rankings) are Darlene (#1443 in recent rankings), Darlyne, Darline, Darlena and Darleen. Other variants, like Darlinn, are seldom used. These relations of Darla were favored as baby names 65 years ago (usage of 0.3%) and have become significantly less conventional since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Darla, Darleen, Darlena, Darlene, Darline, Darlyne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Darla and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baila, Cala, Carla, Carlla, Carola, Dacia, Daena, Dagna, Dahl, Dahlia, Dahna, Daira, Dale, Dalia, Dalla, Daly, Dalya, Damia, Dana, Danea, Dara, Darby, Darcia, Darda, Darel, Dari, Daria, Darnae, Daron, Darra, Darrah, Darya, Daryl, Daryll, Dasya, Datia, Dayha, Dayla, Dayle, Dayna, Dela, Dervla, Dila, Dilla, Dora, Doria, Earla, Erla, Gala, Galla, Hala, Kaala, Kaela, Kahla, Kaila, Kala, Kalla, Karla, Karlla, Kayla, Laela, Laila, Lalla, Layla, Mala, Marla, Myrla, Naila, Paola, Pavla, Perla, Raula, Rayla, Starla and Verla. These names tend to be less frequently used than Darla.

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