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What does Earla mean?

Earla Pronunciation of Earla [ear-la] as a girls' name is pronounced er-LAH. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Earla is "princess". Mainly US: coined as a feminine form of Earl.

Associated with: old english, princess.


Earla has 23 variants: Earldena, Earldene, Earldina, Earleen, Earlena, Earlene, Earletta, Earlette, Earley, Earlie, Earlina, Earline, Erla, Erlene, Erletta, Erlette, Erlina, Erline, Erlinia, Ireleen, Irelene, Irelene and Irelina.

Creative forms:
(female) Earel, Earna, ..

(male) Earel, Earela, ..

Middle name pairings:
Earla Amber (E.A.), ..

How popular is Earla?

Earla is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Earla is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Erla, Erlene, Erline, Earline, Earlie, Earleen, Earlene and Earl are the prominent related forms of Earla (not ranked). Adoption of these forms of Earla was widespread among parents in the 1930s (adoption of 0.1%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Earl, Earleen, Earlene, Earlie, Earline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erla, Erlene, Erline in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Earla is pronounced similarly to Airlea, Airlia, Arla, Arlea, Arly, Orla, Orli and Orrla. Other suggested similar names are Baila, Bayla, Caela, Caila, Cala, Calla, Carla, Carlla, Carola, Cayla, Charla, Darla, Ealga, Eanna, Eartha, Edra, Eila, Eira, Ela, Ella, Emila, Enola, Erda, Erga, Erma, Erna, Eula, Gaila, Gala, Galla, Gayla, Hala, Harela, Jayla, Kaela, Kahla, Kaila, Kala, Kalla, Karla, Karlla, Karrla, Katla, Kayla, Laela, Laila, Lala, Lalla, Layla, Mala, Marla, Merla, Mirla, Myrla, Naila, Paola, Paula, Pavla, Pearla, Perla, Raula, Rayla, Sharla, Starla, Tayla, Vala and Verla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Earla.

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