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What does Luella mean?

Luella /luel-la/ as a girls' name is of Old English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Luella is "famous warrior; other, foreign".

Blend of Louise and Ella. Can also possibly be traced back to Lucy. Columnist Louella Parsons.

Associated with: old english, warrior, blend


Luella has 7 variants: Loella, Lou, Louella, Lu, Luelle, Lula and Lulu.

Luella has 19 more relations via Ella, Louella, Louise, Lucy: Alla, Lola, Lucetta, Lucia, Lucida, Lucile, Lucilia, Lucilla, Lucille, Lucina, Lucita, Lucyja, Lucyna, Lucza, Luisa, Lujza, Lulita, Lusita and Luzija.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Luelda, Luellan, ..

(male) Luelleo, Luelli, ..

How popular is Luella?

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Luella for girls. Luella reached its apex position of #155 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1509 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luella name in U.S.

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

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), Louise (#1219), Luisa (#1310), Lula, Lulu, Lucina, Lucile, Louella, Lu, Lucetta, Alla and Lou are the popular varying forms of Luella (#1509 in 2014). Other variants, like Lucilla, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Luella was widespread in the 1910s (adoption of 2.67%) and is now much diminished (adoption 1.22%, down 54.3%). Lucy is more universally found than the rest, though Ella is currently more frequently used, while versions like Lou used to be popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Luella, Alla, Ella, Lola, Lou in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louella, Louise, Lu, Lucetta, Lucia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lucile, Lucille, Lucina, Lucy, Luisa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lula, Lulu in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ella, Lola, Louise, Lucy outside U.S.

Similar Names


Luella is pronounced similarly to Laela, Laila, Lala, Lalia, Lalla, Lally, Lalya, Leala, Lealia, Leela, Leelah, Leelee, Leelia, Leilah, Lela, Lelia, Lellia, Leyla, Lilia, Lilla, Lillia, Lilly, Loela, Loelia and Lolla. Other recommended names are Abella, Adella, Arella, Axella, Bella, Chella, Della, Diella, Hella, Huela, Huella, Idella, Joella, Labella, Lael, Laurella, Lavella, Lemuella, Lovella, Lucila, Mella, Nella, Noella, Nualla, Odella, Onella, Orella, Pella, Quilla, Quylla, Raella, Rella, Rudella, Shella, Stella, Tulla, Udella, Yudella and Yulla. These names tend to be less commonly used than Luella.