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Girl Name: Perla

Name: Perla
Pronunciation: \p(e)-rla, per-la\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: pearl
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Perle, Perl, Pearla
Similar Names: Merla, Pera, Pella, Verla
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1319
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 20618


Perla \p(e)-rla, per-la\ as a girl's name is a variant of Pearl (Latin), and the meaning of Perla is "pearl".

The baby name Perla sounds like Perle, Perl and Pearla. Other similar baby names are Merla, Pera, Pella and Verla.


Perla is a very popular first name for women (#1319 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#20618 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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