What does Marilla mean?
Marilla is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#140756 out of 150436, Top 94%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular varying forms of Marilla (#unlisted) are Mary (#120 the previous year), Muriel and Mariel. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.6223%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2933%, down 52.9%), with the forms Mariel and Muriel becoming less fashionable. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Marilla and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Marilla is alike in pronunciation to Mariela▼, Mariella, Marilee▼, Marilou, Marilu, Marylea, Mireilla, Mirella, Mirilla, Morella, Myrella, Myrilla and Myrrilla. Other recommended similar baby names are Marell, Marelle, Marial, Marielle, Marilda, Marla▼, Marlea and Merill. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marilla.