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Meaning and Name Origin

Tula \t(u)-la\ as a name for girls is of Native American Indian, Spanish and Latin derivation, and Tula means "leaping water". Tula is a derivative of Tallulah (Native American Indian): related to the Choctaw word for water, "oka". Tula is also a variation of Tulia (Spanish, Latin): from an ancient Roman family name, Tullius.


Tula has 10 variants: Talley, Tallie, Tally, Toolia, Toolya, Toulia, Toulya, Tulla, Tullia and Tulya.

Tula has 3 more alternative forms via Tallulah, Tulia: Tallula, Talula and Talulla.


Tula is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3923 out of 4276, Top 92%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Tula for girls. Tula has not been listed in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Tula is pronounced similarly to Talea, Tali, Talia, Talya, Tayla, Teela, Tola, Tully, Tuwyla, Twila, Twyla and Tyla. Other suggested similar baby names are Eula, Lula, Nula, Oula, Sula, Tal and Yula. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tula.