Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Sala

User Submitted Origins

American Samoa
Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Michigan, U.S. says the name Sala is of African origin and means "Peace and Loving".
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From Spanish, from Germanic; compare Swedish sal.

  1. A large hall or reception room.

Borrowed from Thai ศาลา (sǎa-laa).

  1. An open pavilion in Thailand used as a meeting place or to shelter from the weather.

    sala was also found in the following language(s): Asturian, Catalan, Cebuano, Esperanto, Estonian, Fijian, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Ingrian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Livonian, Papiamentu, Polish, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Southern Ndebele, Spanish, Swahili, Swazi, Tagalog, Venda, Xhosa, and Zulu

    Notable Persons Named Sala

    Notable Persons Named Sala

    Sala Baker

    Sala Baker is an actor and stuntman. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. Sala was born on September 22nd, 1976 in Wellington, New Zealand.

    Sala Burton

    Sala Burton was a congressman. Her career lasted from 1983 to 1987. Sala was given the name Sala Galante on April 1st, 1925 in Białystok. She breathed her last breath on February 1st, 1987.


    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sala

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Sala

    Jacopo Sala

    Jacopo Sala is a soccer player for the U.C. Sampdoria, U.C. AlbinoLeffe, Atalanta B.C., Hamburger SV II, Hamburger SV, Hellas Verona F.C., Italy national under-16 football team, Italy national under-17 football team, and Italy national under-19 football team. Jacopo was born on December 5th, 1991 in Alzano Lombardo.

    Emiliano Sala

    Emiliano Sala is a soccer player for the FC Nantes, FC Girondins de Bordeaux, US Orléans, Chamois Niortais F.C., and Stade Malherbe Caen. Emiliano was born on October 31st, 1990 in Cululú, Argentina.

    Anri Sala

    Anri was born Anri Sala in 1974 in Tirana.

    Enric Sala

    Enric Sala is a in the fields of ocean conservation, media, marine ecosystem, and marine conservation. Enric was born on November 26th, 1968 in Girona, Spain.

    Milagro Sala

    Milagro Sala is a president of the tupac amaru neighborhood association. Milagro was born on January 27th, 1964 in San Salvador de Jujuy.

    Darío Sala

    Darío Sala is a soccer player for the San Lorenzo de Almagro, Club Atlético Talleres (Córdoba), Racing de Córdoba, Club Atlético Belgrano, Club Atletico Los Andes, Club Atlético River Plate, Xerez CD, Club Atlético Independiente, Deportivo Cali, Newell's Old Boys, Chiapas F.C., and Arsenal de Sar. Darío was born on October 17th, 1974 in Córdoba, Argentina.

    • Angelo Sala
    • Jerome Sala
    • Richard Sala
      Comics Creator
    • Patrizio Sala
      Soccer Player
    • Galdino della Sala
    • Emilio Sala
    • Paolo Sala
    • Vitale Sala
    • Eliseo Sala
    • Francesc Rovira i Sala
      Priesthood (catholic Church)

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Sala U.S.
      White 71.52% 64.26%
      African American 1.32% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.54% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 2.69% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 2.37% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 15.55% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Sala

    People with the last name Sala are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

    Entire United States

    Fun Facts about the name Sala

  1. How Popular is the name Sala? Sala is the 25,939th most popular name of all time. As a last name Sala was the 7,575th most popular name in 2010.
  2. How many people with the first name Sala have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 227 babies born with the first name Sala in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sala to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Sala? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1966 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  4. When was Sala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sala is Wednesday, September 6th, 1876.
  5. What year had the most people named Sala born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sala was in 1996 with a total of 12 babies.
  6. Weird things about the name Sala: The name spelled backwards is Alas. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Sala. How do you pronounce that?
  7. How many people have the last name Sala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,386 people with the last name Sala.
  8. How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sala? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Sala as their last name.
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