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Girl Names Ending with -ela

Ela ending baby names and what they mean, with 102 results. -ela names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the peak of their popularity in the 1970s (USAGE OF 2.9%) and have become significantly less popular since (USAGE 0.4%, DOWN 86%), with names like Graciela becoming less trendy. Tudela (TOP 41%) and Opiela (30%) are common -ela last names.

-ela names

Abiela - Candela | Carmela - Fidela | Gabriela - Loela | Luciela - Odela | Orela - Teela | Uriela - Zoela

Abiela - Candela

Root fr. Hebrew word. "God is my father." Abela is a moderately popular baby name. See also Aviela.


Var. of Adelaide. Derived fr. Old German language. "Noble kind." Common, and Adela is comparable to popular last names Accola (TOP 35%), Akella (77%), which also end with -la. See also Ahdella.

Dela, Adela2
Var. of Alida. Derived fr. Latin element. "Small winged one." Adoption of Dela and variants was more pronounced among parents a century ago and is less today.

Origin fr. Old German. "Noble." A conventional girls' name (#1123 LAST YEAR), Adela also occurs regularly as a female first name. See also Adila.

Ariel and variants

Ariela, Aeriela
Forms of Ariel. Root fr. Hebrew element. "Lion of God." Unconventional, with usage of 0.006% for Aeriela and Ariela as girls' names in 2015, higher than 0.006% the year before.

Based on Old German element. "Noble." Not widespread. Akela is not listed in the US Census. See also Ashla.

Var. of Akilah. Origin fr. Arabic language. "Bright, intelligent." Not that common as a children's name. See also Akela.

Anela, var. Anakela
Derived fr. Hawaiian, Greek elements. "Messenger; angel, messenger of God." Anela and Anakela are unique as girls' names.

Angela and variants

Angela, var. Tangela, Annjela, Anngela, Anjewela, Anjela, Aniela
Source fr. Greek element. "Messenger; angel, messenger of God." Angela was a Top birth name in 2015.

Arbela, Arabela
Forms of Arabella. Derived fr. Latin word. "Prayerful." Arabela and Arbela were not among 2015's Top names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of -ela names: Adela, Angela, Ariela, Dela, Kaela, Tangela

Arcangela, var. Archangela
Stems fr. Greek word. "High-ranking angel." Unusual. Arcangela and Archangela are not found in the US Demographics.

Form of Aurelia. Based on Latin. "Golden." Arela is not a Top 2000 name.

Form of Arella. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Messenger from God, angel." Arela was not among 2015's Top names. See also Arlea.

Form of Araceli. Root fr. Latin language. "Altar of heaven; heavenly homemaker." Not in popularity charts. See also Aricella.

Based on Latin element. "Donkey foal." A rare baby name. See also Adela.

Derived fr. Hebrew language. "My father is God." Scarce. Aviela is not listed in the US Census. See also Abiela.

Var. of Cayla. Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Slim and fair." Capela (TOP 46%), Cala (17%) are familiar surnames. See also Camela.

Kayla and variants

Kaela, Caela2
Var. of Kayla. Stems fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Slim and fair." Less used today. Kaela was the version last appearing (2008) in the Top 2000.

Var. of Camilla. From Latin word. "Helper to the priest." Camela was not a Top birth name in 2015. See also Caela.

Form of Candelaria. Stems fr. Spanish element. "Candle." Candela is seldom adopted as a birth name. See also Chandel.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for -ela names for girls.

1. Abiela - Candela
Abiela, Adelaide [Adela], Alida [Dela, ..], Adela, Ariel [Ariela, ..], Akela, Akilah [Akiela], Anela [Anakela], Angela [Tangela, ..], Arabella [Arbela, ..], Arcangela [Archangela], Aurelia [Arela], Arella [Arela], Araceli [Aricela], Asela, Aviela, Cayla [Caela], Kayla [Kaela, ..], Camilla [Camela], Candelaria [Candela]

Carmel [Karmela, ..], Carna [Karniela, ..], Celena [Cela], Celeste [Cela], Cecilia [Sissela, ..], Chantal [Chantela], Chavela, Consuelo [Consuela, ..], Cornelia [Nela, ..], Dangelis [Dangela], Danielle [Danijela, ..], De- [Deangela], Delicia [Dela], Eila [Ela], Ella [Ela], Emmanuelle [Emanuela], Estelle [Marianela, ..], Evangeline [Evangela], Fadila [Fadheela], Fidelity [Fidela]

Gabrielle [Gabriela], Geila [Geela], Giselle [Gizela, ..], Grace [Gratiela, ..], Harela [Harrela, ..], Huette [Huela], Isabel [Isabela], Jameelah [Jamela, ..], Jamila [Jameela], Jane [Janela], Jiselle [Jisela], Joelle [Joela], Kaila [Kaela], Cadhla [Keela], Laila [Laela], Leila [Lela, ..], Lela, Lemuela, Leonie [Leonela], Lola [Loela]

Lucille [Luciela], Manuela, Marcella [Marcela], Maricela [Marisela], Mariel [Mariela], Mary [Mariela], Marisela [Maryzela], Maristela, Marvell [Marvela], Melanie [Mela], Michelle [Miquela, ..], Michaela [Mykela, ..], Morela, Nabila [Nabeela], Natana [Nataniela], Nelia [Nela], Nathania [Nataniela, ..], Nira [Nirela], Noelle [Noela], Odele [Odela]

Orela, Pamela [Pammela], Petra [Petronela], Philomela, Priela, Rafaela, Raphaela [Rephaela, ..], Raquel [Raquela], Rachel [Raquela], Raziah [Raziela], Ricarda [Richela], Samuela, Selena [Sela], Shayla [Shaela], Shakeela, Sha- [Shakeela], Sheila [Shiela, ..], Stella [Stela], Tangela [Tanngela, ..], Teal [Teela]

Uriela, Zola [Zoela]

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