What does Tula mean?
Tula [tu-la] as a name for girls is of Native American Indian derivation, and Tula means "leaping water". Tula is a version of Tallulah (Native American Indian). Tula is also a variation of Tulia (Spanish, Latin): from an ancient Roman family name.
Associated with: water.
(female) Tila, Tulaia, ..
(male) Tulan, Tulata, ..
How popular is Tula?
Tula is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3923 out of 4276, Top 92%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#55609 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name statistics of Tula for girls. Tula reached its peak position of #1055 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. The only other popular alternative form of Tula is Tallulah (#1457 in recent rankings). Adoption of these relations of Tula was well-received among parents in 2015 (average #1728).
Tula is pronounced similarly to Tahlia, Talea, Taleah, Tali, Talia▲, Taliah, Talie, Tallia, Tallya, Talya, Tayla, Teela, Tilli, Tilly, Tola, Tully, Tuwyla, Twila▼, Twilla, Twyla, Twylla, Tyla and Tylee. Other suggested similar names are Beula, Byla, Cala, Cela, Ela, Eula▼, Fila, Hala, Huela, Ila▼, Kala▼, Kyla, Lala, Lela▼, Lila▲, Lula▼, Lyla▲, Myla▲, Nula, Oula, Sela, Shula, Sula, Tal, Tama, Tara▼, Tasa, Taura, Taya▲, Tecla, Tekla, Telka, Tera▼, Tesa, Thea▲, Thia, Tilda▼, Tina▼, Tisa, Toia, Toya, Trule, Truly, Tsila, Tunna, Tyra▼, Tzila, Ula, Vala, Yula, Yulla and Zila. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tula.See names in meaning and etymology.