What does Lula mean?
Lula /lu-la/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old German and Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Lula is "famous warrior; other, foreign". Lula is an alternate form of Louise (Old German). Lula is also a variation of Luella (Old English, Old German).
How popular is Lula?
Lula is a very prominent first name for females (#357 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#64934 out of 150436, Top 43%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Lula for girls. Lula was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #43 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Lula and affiliated names. Lois, Lola (#236 the previous year), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa (#973), Louise, Lovisa, Lu, Luella, Luisa and Lulu are the prominent varying forms of Lula. Forms like Loella are uncommon. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.5975%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.0608%, down 89.8%), with versions such as Lois, Louise, Luella, Luisa and Lula becoming somewhat outmoded. Lola (#236) is the most trendy birth name here, with this name having a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Lula▼ is pronounced similarly to Laela, Laila▲, Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lalya, Layla▲, Leala, Leela, Leila▲, Lela▼, Lelah▼, Lelia▼, Leola▼, Leyla▲, Lila▲, Lilah▲, Lili, Lilia, Lilla▼, Lilo, Lily▲, Loela, Lolla, Lyla▲ and Lylah▲. Other recommended similar baby names are Eula▼, Lal, Lil, Luba, Luna▲, Lura▼, Lusa, Nula, Oula, Sula▼, Tula and Yula. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lula.