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.
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.Creative forms:
(female) Luelda, Luellan, ..
(male) Luelleo, Luelli, .. Middle name pairings:
Luella Taelyn (L.T.), ..
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)
Luella reached its apex position of #155 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1337 currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Ella (#18 in 2015), Lucy (#55), Lola (#224), Lucia (#225), Lucille (#283), Louise (#1083), Luisa (#1130), Lula (#1994), Lulu, Lou, Louella, Lu, Lucetta, Alla, Lucile and Lucina are the popular varying forms of Luella (#1337 in 2015). 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 1.25%, down 53.3%). Lucy is more universally found than the rest, though Ella is currently more frequently used, while versions like Lucile used to be popular.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.