Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Erla mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Erla

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

R is for recreation, time to take some!

L is for little, the little things you do.

A is for acts, the daily acts of kindness shown to others

Notable Persons Named Erla

Notable Persons Named Erla

Erla Ásgeirsdóttir

Erla was born on January 27th, 1994 in Reykjavík.

Erla Steina Arnardóttir

Erla Steina Arnardóttir is a soccer player for the Breiðablik UBK, Sunnanå SK, Stattena IF, Mallbackens IF, Hudson Valley Quickstrike Lady Blues, Kristianstads DFF, Sweden women's national football team, and Iceland women's national football team. Erla was born on May 18th, 1983 in Iceland.

Erla Dögg Haraldsdóttir

Erla was born on April 19th, 1988 in Njarðvík, Iceland.


Common last names for Erla

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Common first names for Erla

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Fun Facts about the name Erla

  • How Popular is the name Erla? Erla is the 11,456th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Erla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 922 babies born with the first name Erla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Erla to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Erla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Erla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Erla is Tuesday, September 12th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Erla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Erla was in 1924 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Erla Factoid: According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Erla is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name in 1924.
  • Weird things about the name Erla: The name spelled backwards is Alre. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Elra. How do you pronounce that?
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