Darla Name Meaning & Origin

Darla

Pronunciation: DAHR-lə (key)

Origin of the name Darla:

A name thought to have originated as a variant of Darlene "darling."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Darlene

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Comments and insights on the name Darla

A happy-sounding name.

Personal experiences with the name Darla

I love my name, but people are forever calling me Darlene, Carla, or even Carlene. It can be frustrating.

My baby girl I named Darla as she is our little darling Darla or darlalala!

Nicknames for Darla

Dar, Dars, Darles, Dar-Dar, Darf, De. Dolly

Meanings and history of the name Darla

Form of Darlene, meaning "dear one".

Famous real-life people named Darla

Darla Jean Hood, American child actress, best known as the lead in the "Our Gang" series from 1935 to 1941.
Darla K. Anderson, American film producer

Darla in song, story & screen

Darla, character in the "Little Rascals."
Darla is the sadistic little girl in the Disney movie "Finding Nemo."
Darla, the extremely evil vampire in the series "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and spinoff "Angel."

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