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Vala

Last Name
462
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

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

Origin and Meaning of Vala

User Submitted Origins

Persian/Iranian
52%
Scandinavian
35%
Icelandic
4%
English
4%
Czech
4%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from Iceland says the name Vala is of Icelandic origin and means "In Iceland it means like a beautiful rock or stone".
  2. According to a user from North Carolina, U.S., the name Vala is of Scandinavian origin and means "Wise woman".
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Notable Persons Named Vala

Notable Persons Named Vala

Vala Mal Doran

Vala Mal Doran is a fictional character.

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Vala Chakradhar Rao

Vala Chakradhar Rao was an Ex-MLA and Andhra Pradesh State. Vala was born on March 28th, 1928 in Yamanapalli, Mahadevpur, Karimnagar district, Andhra Pradesh. He died on September 27th, 1991.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Vala

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vala

Vajubhai Vala

Vajubhai Vala is a Speaker of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly, Member of Gujarat Legislative Assembly, Governor of Karnataka, Speaker of theGujarat Legislative Assembly, Member ofGujarat Legislative Assembly, and List of governors of Karnataka. Vajubhai was born on January 23rd, 1939 in Rajkot.

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Uale Mai Vala

Uale was born on July 20th, 1978 in Samoa.

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Lobat Vala

Lobat was born in 1930.

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Katri Vala

Katri was born in 1901 in Muonio. She left this life in 1944.

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Assad Vala

Assad was born on August 5th, 1987 in Papua New Guinea.

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Sanju Naranbhai Vala

Sanju Naranbhai Vala is a poet and critic. Sanju was born on July 11th, 1960 in Badhada, Savarkundla, , Gujarat.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vala U.S.
  White 60.61% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 22.94% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.38% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.26% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vala

People with the last name Vala are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Vala

  • How Popular is the name Vala? Vala is the 29,046th most popular name of all time. As a last name Vala was the 46,138th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vala have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 181 babies born with the first name Vala in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vala to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vala? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1921 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Vala first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vala is Wednesday, June 7th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Vala born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vala was in 2011 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vala: The name spelled backwards is Alav. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Laav. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vala? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 462 people with the last name Vala.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vala? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Vala as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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