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pinWhat does Sula mean?

Sula /su-la/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name. Sula's root is Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Sula is "peace; little she-bear". Sula is an alternate spelling of Shulamith (Hebrew): composer Shulamit Ran. Sula is also a variation of Ursula (Scandinavian, Latin).


Sula has 1 variant: Seula.

Sula has 22 more related forms via Shulamith, Ursula: Orsa, Orsala, Orsola, Orsolla, Shula, Shulamit, Sulamith, Ulla, Ursa, Ursala, Urselina, Ursella, Ursie, Ursley, Ursola, Ursule, Ursulette, Ursulina, Ursuline, Ursy, Urszula and Urszuli.

Kreatif forms: Siola, Suhan, Suvia. [more]

pinHow popular is Sula?

Sula is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#46240 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Sula for girls. Sula reached its highest rank of #653 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sula name in U.S.

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

The only other popular varying form of Sula ranked in the Top 1000 is Ursula. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1880-1889 (usage of 0.369%) and have become significantly less widespread since, with the versions Sula and Ursula becoming less stylish. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sula and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sula, Ursula in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sula and related baby names outside U.S.

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Sula is alike in pronunciation to Cela, Seila, Sela, Selia, Silia, Silya, Suelo, Xyla, Zila and Zola. Other suggested similar baby names are Eula, Lula, Nula, Oula, Sal, Shela, Shila, Shyla, Sile, Skyla, Tula and Yula. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sula.