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Girl Name: Darla

Name: Darla
Pronunciation: \d(a)-rla, dar-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dearling; darling
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Daryl, Daryll, Darel
Similar Names: Carla, Karla, Dalla, Dayla, Dara, Darya, Darra, Daria, Darda, Earla, Marla
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 471


Darla \d(a)-rla, dar-la\ as a girl's name is a variant of Darlene (English), and the meaning of Darla is "dearling; darling".

The baby name Darla sounds like Daryl, Daryll and Darel. Other similar baby names are Carla, Karla, Dalla, Dayla, Dara, Darya, Darra, Daria, Darda, Earla and Marla.


Darla is a very popular first name for women (#471 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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