Over the past 110 years, 145 667 girls and 6 boys have been named Carla. The name Carla ranks 244th in the United States among the most common names for girls. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Carla in 1917. The peak of popularity of the name Carla came in the 1960s and 1970s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.