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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 has 2 variant forms: Helia, Hellia.


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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Helen in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Helen outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.