US Popularity:2268
Meaning:Darling; dearly beloved
Darla is an adorable girl-given name of English origin. The title is a variant and shortened version of the elegant "Darlene," meaning "darling" and "dearly beloved." This name attracted attention in the 90s thanks to the children's classic The Little Rascals, featuring Darla as the protagonist's sweetheart. A retro name like this is sure to have more than just Alfalfa pining after it, though! A stylish and vintage classic, this name is perfect for baby Darla destined to be the cutest from day one.

Darla Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Darla is currently #1820 on The Bump
Girl:Darla is currently #814 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Darla is currently #2268 in U.S. births
Girl:Darla is currently #880 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 2
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Darla, January 2022

  • Name Doctor, Darla

  • Behind the Name, Darlene, January 2022

  • WordSense Dictionary, Darla

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