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What does Lalla mean?

Lalla Pronunciation of Lalla [lal-la] as a girls' name. Poetic name. Poet Thomas Moore wrote a series of four verse tales called "Lalla Rookh" in 1817. The heroine was the daughter of the emperor of Delhi, and symbolized Eastern glamor.

Related girl name: Lala.

Associated with: tales (literary), heroine, emperor (queen).


Creative forms:
(female) Lalna, Leilla, ..

(male) Lallam, Lallan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lalla Aliah (L.A.), ..

How popular is Lalla?

Lalla is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#34503 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Lalla was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #1217 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Lala is the only other popular varying form of Lalla listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Lalla reached its apex during 1890-1899 (median #1198).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lalla, Lala in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lalla is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Laila, Lailie, Laleh, Lallia, Lally, Laylah, Leala, Lela, Lelah, Lelia, Lellia, Leola, Lilah, Lili, Lilie, Lilli, Lillia, Lillie, Loela, Lolla, Lollie, Louella, Lulu and Lyla. Other suggested similar names are Alla, Baila, Bayla, Caela, Cala, Calla, Carla, Carlla, Dalila, Dalla, Darla, Dilla, Galla, Gaylla, Hala, Hella, Illa, Jayla, Kaala, Kaila, Kalila, Kalla, Karla, Karlla, Lada, Lael, Laina, Lal, Lalika, Lalita, Lanna, Lara, Larea, Latia, Lauda, Laura, Lavella, Lawra, Marla, Mella, Nealla, Nella, Olalla, Paulla, Pavla, Talula, Tayla, Valla, Yulla and Zilla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lalla.

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