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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.


Lula has 4 variants: Loella, Lola, Louella and Lulu.

Lula has 12 more relations via Louise, Luella: Lluisa, Lois, Lolita, Lou, Louisa, Louiza, Lu, Luelle, Luisa, Luise, Lujza and Lulita.

Kreatif forms:
(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)


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

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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lula, Lois, Lola, Lolita, Lou in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Louella, Louisa, Louise, Lu, Luella in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names


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.