Meaning and name origin
Marilla is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marilla and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Muriel and Mariel. (2014 statistics).
Marilla is also pronounced similarly to Mariela▼, Mariella, Marilee▼, Marilou, Marilu, Marylea, Mireilla, Mirella, Mirilla, Morella, Muriella, Myrella, Myrilla and Myrrilla. Other suggested similar baby names are Marell, Marelle, Marial, Marielle, Marilda, Marla▼, Marlea and Merill. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marilla.