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Meaning and name origin

Nuala \nu(a)-la\ as a girl's name. Short form of Fionnula (Irish, Gaelic) "white shoulder". Irish writer Nuala O'Faolain.


Nuala has 4 variant forms: Nola, Noola, Nualla and Nula.


Nuala is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nuala and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Nola (#807). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nola in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Nuala is also pronounced similarly to Naila, Nalea, Neala, Nealla, Neila, Nela, Nella, Neola, Nila, Noela, Nowla and Nyla. Another suggested similar baby name is Neale. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nuala.