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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

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

AdelaAdela1
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.

Adela2, Dela
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.

Adela3
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 variantsAeriela, Ariela
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.

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

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

Arabela, Arbela
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.

Arela1
Form of Aurelia. Based on Latin. "Golden." Arela is not a Top 2000 name.

Arela2
Form of Arella. Origin fr. Hebrew element. "Messenger from God, angel." Arela was not among 2015's Top names. See also Arlea.

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

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

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

Caela1
Var. of Cayla. Based on Irish, Gaelic word. "Slim and fair." Capela (top 46%), Cala (17%) are familiar surnames. See also Camela.

Kayla and variantsCaela2, Kaela
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.

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

Candela
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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