What does Tallulah mean?
Tallulah /tal-lu-lah/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Tallulah is "leaping water".
Related to the Choctaw word for water, "oka". The Choctaws lived near the Tallulah waterfall, which derives its name from the Hitchiti (Creek) Indian word for "town". The name also possibly derives from a Gaelic name meaning "fruitful woman". Actress Tallulah Bankhead (20th century), was raised in the American South not far from Georgia's Tallulah Falls. The name had been in her family for a while, and she was named after her paternal grandmother.
How popular is Tallulah?
Tallulah is a rare given name for women. Tallulah is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Tallulah for girls. Tallulah has not made it into the list thus far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)