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What does Starla mean?

Starla Pronunciation of Starla [star-la] as a girls' name is pronounced STAR-lah. It is of English origin. Astronomical name based on "star". Stella (Greek) and Esther (Persian) are more common translations.

Associated with: star, greek.


Starla has 9 variants: Star, Starleena, Starlena, Starlene, Starletta, Starlette, Starlyn, Starlynn and Starr.

2 more related forms via Esther, Stella: Stela and Stelle.

Creative forms:
(female) Starly, Starva, ..

(male) Starra, Starsa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Starla Margaret (S.M.), ..

How popular is Starla?

Starla is a very popular first name for women (#1518 out of 4276, Top 35%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Starla was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #761 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Stella (#51 in 2015), Esther (#203), Starr, Star and Starlene are the popular related forms of Starla rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Stela, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Starla was widespread in the 1900s (average #1350) and is somewhat less today (#1375, down 45%), with versions like Starr going out of style. Esther is more widely used than the rest, although Stella seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Starla, Esther, Star, Starlene, Starr, Stella in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Atara, Carla, Charla, Darla, Earla, Karla, Marla, Pearla, Sara, Sarha, Saria, Sarka, Sarra, Seara, Searra, Shaela, Shaila, Shara, Sharla, Sharlan, Sharly, Shayla, Siara, Stacia, Starling, Stasa, Stasha, Stasia, Stasja, Staska and Stasya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Starla.

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