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Baby Girl Names - Lela


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The name Lela is of Persian origin, and means dark as night.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Lela has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Lela
Use of the Name Lela for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
36,988 2,641 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Lela has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Lela last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1973, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Lela
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880142106  
1881127125  
1882127143  
1883126163  
1884120213  
1885139168  
1886123230  
1887131207  
1888127292  
1889133268  
1890129304  
1891118337  
1892124353  
1893120358  
1894113413  
1895121387  
1896113425  
1897116438  
1898115459  
1899116417  
1900122530  
1901117443  
1902125459  
1903133420  
1904135431  
1905135464  
1906138446  
1907144453  
1908161411  
1909161414  
1910161467  
1911164485  
1912185522  
1913188594  
1914202646  
1915213773  
1916199889  
1917212828  
1918209896  
1919207897  
1920219874  
1921212908  
1922219867  
1923226818  
1924224860  
1925228817  
1926243719  
1927251677  
1928244659  
1929252626  
1930259591  
1931260556  
1932276503  
1933274508  
1934284465  
1935290428  
1936301407  
1937302417  
1938319383  
1939331361  
1940352338  
1941351353  
1942366370  
1943392345  
1944389329  
1945394326  
1946448300  
1947459320  
1948437329  
1949419350  
1950495266  
1951551235  
1952514269  
1953555249  
1954560250  
1955589244  
1956622239  
1957686209  
1958669218  
1959700204  
1960789169  
1961748194  
1962814165  
1963802168  
1964814166  
1965820147  
1966897126  
1967    
1968894133  
1969    
1970955133  
1971    
1972    
1973956126  
Totals:  36,988 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Lela as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Lela appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 90 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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