What does Louella mean?
Louella \lo(uel)-la\ as a girls' name is of Old German and Old English derivation, and the name Louella means "famous warrior; other, foreign". Louella is a variant of Lou: short form of Louann. Louella is also a variant of Louise (Old German). Louella is also used as a variant of Luella (Old English, Old German).
Louella▼ has 34 more related variations via Lou, Louise, Luella: Aloisa, Aloise, Aloysia, Eloisa▼, Eloise, Heloisa, Heloise, Lluisa, Lois▼, Loise, Lolita▼, Louanna, Louanne, Louisa▼, Louisetta, Louisette, Louisiana, Louisiane, Louisina, Louisine, Louiza, Lovisa, Lowise, Loyise, Lu, Ludovica, Ludovika, Ludwiga, Luelle, Luisa▼, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika and Lulita.
Louella is a very popular first name for women (#990 out of 4276, Top 23%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Louella for girls. Louella reached its highest rank of #274 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Louella and related names. Eloisa, Eloise (#300 in 2014), Lois, Lola (#236), Lolita, Lou, Louisa (#973), Louise, Lovisa, Lu, Luella, Luisa, Lula and Lulu are the prominent alternative forms of Louella. Usage of these girl names was at its peak during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.5657%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.0994%, down 82.4%), with versions such as Eloisa, Louise, Luella, Luisa and Lula becoming somewhat dated. Eloise (#300) and Lola (#236) are two of the more trendy girl names in this list, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for both names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)