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Meaning and name origin

Sula \s(u)-la\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew, Scandinavian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Sula is "peace; little she-bear". Sula is a variant of Shulamith (Hebrew): composer Shulamit Ran; writer Shulamith Firestone. Also a variant of Ursula (Scandinavian, Latin): many legends have risen about Saint Ursula (possibly the fourth century) and her maiden companions.


Sula has 1 variant form: Seula.


Sula 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 the baby name popularity of the name Sula for girls. Sula reached its highest rank of #653 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sula and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ursula and Sula. (2014 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.

Similar Names

Sula is also pronounced similarly 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, Shula, Shyla, Sile, Skyla, Tula and Yula. These names tend to be more commonly used than Sula.