Meaning and name origin
Louella \lo(uel)-la\ as a girl's name is of Old German and Old English origin, and the meaning of Louella is "famous warrior". Louella is a variant of Lou: short form of Louann. Also a variant of Louise (Old German): feminine of Louis; French version of Ludwig. Louella is also used as a variant of Luella (Old English).
Louella is a very popular first name for females (#990 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Louella for girls. Louella reached its highest rank of #274 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Louella and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lola (#236), Lula, Lulu, Luella, Louise, Lou and Louella. (2014 statistics).