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What does Orla mean?

Orla Pronunciation of Orla as a girls' name is pronounced OR-lah. It is of Irish, Gaelic and Celtic origin, and the meaning of Orla is "golden queen".


ASSOCIATED WITH irish, golden, queen


VARIANTS Orlagh, Orlaith, Orrla



Orla Mallory (O.M.), ..

How popular is Orla?

Orla is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Orla is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Orla entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #1965 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Orlaith is the only other popular variation form of Orla ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Orla were popular with parents 128 years ago (AVERAGE #1982).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Orla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Orla, Orlaith outside U.S.

Similar Names

Orla is alike in pronunciation to Airlea, Airlia, Arely, Arla, Arlea, Arlee, Arley, Arlie, Arly, Earla, Erla, Orlee and Orli. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ala, Arela, Ayla, Byla, Cala, Dela, Dila, Eula, Gala, Hala, Ila, Illa, Jola, Kala, Kyla, Lala, Lela, Lila, Lula, Lyla, Marla, Mela, Mila, Myla, Nila, Nola, Oba, Oda, Odela, Odila, Ola, Olia, Olla, Ooma, Ora, Orali, Oralia, Orel, Orela, Orelia, Orella, Oreta, Orfea, Oria, Orilla, Orina, Oriola, Orit, Orlena, Orna, Orpa, Orra, Orsa, Orssa, Orya, Osma, Oula, Pola, Ulla, Vala, Verla and Zila. These names tend to be more commonly used than Orla.

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