Meaning and name origin
Hella \he(l)-la\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Hella is "sun ray". Hella is a variant of Helen (Greek); mythology: the abduction of Zeus's mortal daughter, Helen of Troy, resulted in the Trojan War.
Hella is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Hella and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Helen (#404). (2014 statistics).
Hella is also pronounced similarly to Hala, Halea, Halia, Halli, Hally, Hellee, Hilly, Holli▼ and Holly▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Bella▲, Della▼, Halle▼, Helga▼, Helma, Helsa, Hille, Holle, Huela, Huella, Mella, Nella▼, Pella and Rella. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hella.