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Girl Name: Marla

Name: Marla
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rla, mar-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Mary
Sounds Like: Marlea, Merla, Myrla, Mirla
Variant forms: Marlette, Marlys
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 506


Marla \m(a)-rla, mar-la\ as a girl's name is pronounced MAR-lah. It is of English origin. Variant of Marlene. Also possibly from Migdal (Hebrew) "tower". See also Marlee and Marlo. Actress Marla Gibbs.

Marla has 2 variant forms: Marlette and Marlys.

For more information, see also the related name Mary.

Baby names that sound like Marla are Marlea, Merla, Myrla and Mirla.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Marla.


Marla is a very popular first name for women (#506 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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