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Tallulah meaning and name origin

Tallulah \t(a)-llu-lah\ as a girl's 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.

Tallulah has 7 variant forms: Talley, Tallie, Tallula, Tally, Talula, Talulla and Tula.

Baby names that sound like Tallulah are Dalila and Delilah.


Popularity of Tallulah

Tallulah is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Tallulah compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Tallulah only.

Popularity of name Tallulah
Popularity of Tallulah

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