Perla is a Slavic form of the English and Scottish name Margaret.
Perla is also an English, Italian, and Spanish form of the English and Irish name Pearl.
Perla is a classic favorite. Currently it is still somewhat popular as a baby name for girls, though not to the extent it was in the past. The name grew in popularity from the 1970s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of very light use only. Its usage peaked modestly in 2003 with 0.055% of baby girls being named Perla. Its ranking then was #281. The baby name has since experienced a decline in frequency. In 2018, its usage was 0.016% and its ranking #921. Among the group of girl names directly related to Perla, Margaret was the most widely used. In 2018, its use outnumbered Perla's by 8 times.
Baby names that sound like Perla include Pearla, Parlee, Parley, Parli, Parlie, Parly, Pearlee, Pearley, Pearli, Pearlie, Pearly, Perley, Perlie, Paralee, Pearleah, Perele, Perelle, Piperele, Piperelle, and Pyperelle.
† Pronunciation for Perla: P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"