What does Louella mean?
Louella /louel-la/ as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the name Louella means "famous warrior; other, foreign". Louella is a variant form, with the suffix -ella, of Lou: short variation of Louann. Louella is also a variant of Louise (Old German). Louella is also used as a variant of Luella (Old English, Old German).
How popular is Louella?
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. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name statistics of Louella for girls. Louella reached its highest rank of #274 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Louella and related names. Lola (#236 in 2014), Lou, Louisa (#973), Louise, Luella, Lula and Lulu are the prominent alternative forms of Louella. Other forms, like Louiza, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Louella was at its peak in the 1880s (usage of 0.87%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.099%, ▼88.6%). Lola has been the most well-known version, while forms such as Louisa are no longer trendy.
Thinking of names?
Louella▼ is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Lalla, Leala, Leela, Leelia, Leila▲, Lela▼, Lelia▼, Lellia, Leola▼, Leyla▲, Lilla▼, Loela, Loelia, Lolla and Lolly. Other recommended similar baby names are Agnella, Aviella, Chella, Corella, Cornella, Diella, Donella, Estella▼, Fenella, Fidella, Hella, Huella, Isobella, Jenella, Jinella, Joela, Joella, Jonella, Jowella, Korella, Labella, Laurell, Laurella, Lavella, Lemuella, Lemuellah, Lorelle, Lorenna, Lorenza, Loreta, Loretta▼, Lorrella, Lovella, Lucila, Lynell, Morella, Mosella, Noella, Norella, Novella▼, Nualla, Onjella, Orbella, Orella, Pamella, Paulla, Rexella, Robella, Romella, Ronella, Rosella▼, Rozella, Sadella, Samella, Samuella, Shella, Sybella, Udella and Yudella. These names tend to be less frequently used than Louella.