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What does Cordula mean?

Cordula Pronunciation of Cordula [cor-du-la] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Cordula is "heart". From "cor". Also possibly from Welsh meaning "sea jewel". A fourth-century virgin saint of this name was, according to legend, one of Saint Ursula's companions.

Associated with: sea, virgin, saint, legend (mythology).


Cordula has 3 variants: Cordulla, Kordula and Kordulla.

Related girl name: Cordelia.

Creative forms:
(female) Cadula, Corduna, ..


Middle name pairings:
Cordula Quincy (C.Q.), ..

How popular is Cordula?

Cordula is a rare first name for women. Cordula is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only popular varying form of Cordula (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Cordelia (#948 from recent data). This relation of Cordula reached the apex of its popularity 135 years ago (#264) and has become much less popular since, with Cordelia going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cordelia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cordula and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Cordula is pronounced similarly to Cordelie, Cordella, Kordelia and Kordella. Other suggested similar names are Addula, Borbala, Borsala, Cadhla, Callula, Candela, Carla, Carlla, Carmela, Carmila, Carola, Carrola, Cerella, Cirilla, Consuela, Cora, Coral, Coralia, Coraly, Cordelle, Cordey, Cordi, Cordia, Cordie, Cordis, Cordiss, Cordney, Cordni, Cordy, Coreana (see Corinna), Corella, Corena, Coretta, Corilla, Corina, Corinda, Corinna, Corisa, Corissa, Corita, Corly, Cornalia (see Cornelia), Cornela, Cornelia, Cornella, Cornelya (see Cornelia), Corona, Coronna, Corrella, Correna, Corrina, Corva, Corvina, Coryna, Corynna, Coryssa, Creola, Cyrilla, Gormla, Korella, Korilla, Morela, Morella, Norella, Romula and Ursula. These names tend to be more frequently used than Cordula.

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