What does Luella mean?
Luella \lu(el)-la\ as a girls' name is of Old English origin. Blend of Louise (Old German) "famous warrior" and Ella (Old German) "other, foreign". Can also possibly be traced back to Lucy. Columnist Louella Parsons.
Luella▼ has 41 more related variations via Ella, Louella, Louise, Lucy: Alla, Ela, Elle▲, Elli, Ellia, Elly, Lluisa, Lola▲, Lolita▼, Louisa▼, Louiza, Loulou, Lovisa, Luce, Lucetta, Lucette, Luci, Lucia▲, Luciana▲, Lucida, Lucie▼, Lucile▼, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille▲, Lucina, Lucinda▼, Lucine, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Ludwiga, Luisa▼, Luise, Lujza, Lujzika, Lulita, Lusita, Luz▼ and Luzija.
Luella is a very popular first name for women (#670 out of 4276, Top 16%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Luella for girls. Luella reached its apex position of #155 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Luella and related names. Ella (#17 in 2014), Lucy (#62), Lucia (#230), Lola (#236), Lucille (#343), Elle (#395), Luciana (#469), Louisa (#973), Lucinda, Luisa, Luz, Lulu, Lula, Lucie, Louella, Lou, Louise, Lovisa, Lolita, Lu and Lucile are the popular varying forms of Luella. Usage of these girl names was at its apex during 1880-1889 and is now much less, with versions such as Luz, Luella, Luisa, Lulu and Lucinda becoming somewhat outmoded. The most fashionable names for newborns in this compilation are Lucille (#343), Luciana (#469), Lucia (#230), Elle (#395) and Lucy (#62), and there is also a rebound in baby name usage for Lucia, Lucille and Lucy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Luella▼ is pronounced similarly to Laela, Lalla, Leala, Leela, Leelia, Leila▲, Lela▼, Lelia▼, Lellia, Leola▼, Leyla▲, Lilla▼, Loela, Loelia and Lolla. Another recommended similar baby name is Huella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luella.