What does Lula mean?
Lula [lu-la] as a girls' name is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Lula is "famous warrior; other, foreign". Lula is an alternate form of Louise (Old German) with the suffix -la. Lula is also a variation of Luella (Old English, Old German).
Associated with: warrior.
(female) Luda, Lule, ..
(male) Lulan, Luley, ..
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 statistics 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 2000 Names, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the usage of the girl name Lula and affiliated names. Lois (#1988 the previous year), Lola (#236), Lolita, Lou, Louella, Louisa (#973), Louise (#1219), Lu, Luella (#1509), Luisa (#1310) and Lulu are the prominent varying forms of Lula. Other forms, like Louiza, are uncommon. These forms of Lula reached the top of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 1.8%) and are now much less popular (adoption 0.1%, down 93.4%), with versions such as Lula becoming less stylish.
Lula▼ is pronounced similarly to Laela, Lala, Laleh, Lalia, Laliah, Lalla, Lallia, Lally, Lalya, Lealia, Leelia, Leilah, Lellia, Lili, Lilia▲, Lilie, Lilla▼, Lilo, Lily▲, Loela, Loelia, Lolla, Lolly, Loulou and Lyla▲. Other recommended names are Alla, Ayla▲, Beula, Byla, Eula▼, Giula, Iola▼, Isla▲, Kala▼, Kyla, Lal, Lana▲, Lauda, Laura▼, Lea▲, Leda, Leia▲, Lena▼, Lexa, Leya, Lil, Lira, Lisa▼, Liya, Liza▼, Lona▼, Luana, Luba, Lubah, Luce, Lucia▲, Luna▲, Lura▼, Lusa, Lyna, Lyra, Mala, Nola, Nula, Ola▼, Oula, Paula▼, Pola, Seula, Shula, Sula, Tula, Yula, Zila and Zola▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lula.