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Marla Meaning


What does Marla mean?

The name Marla is of English origin.

The meaning of Marla is "bitter".

Marla is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mar-la.

The Given Name Marla

Marla is a diminutive of Marlene. See Marlene for further details.

Marla is quite a chic name and a welcome find.

A stylish name, Marla possesses great character.

Marla is unique yet compelling due to its fearless and mesmerizing nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Marla Sokoloff.

Marla Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 2,570 in baby name popularity for girls with 69 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,691 in baby name popularity for girls with 66 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Marla sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Marla Name Popularity Page.

Marla Related Names

Marla is a diminutive of Marlene.

Famous Marlas

  • Marla Sokoloff ~ Actress

Marla Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Marla.

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Marla Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Marla in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Marla.

Just for fun, see the name Marla in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Marla in Nautical Flags page.