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Ulla

What does Ulla mean?

Ulla Pronunciation of Ulla as a girls' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ulla is "will, determination". Also possibly short for Ulrica. Also form of Ursula.

ASSOCIATED WITH -la, norse

Variations

VARIANTS Oula, Ula

RELATIONS VIA ULRICA Rica, Ulka, Ullrica, Ulrika

CREATIVE FORMS
(female)

(male)


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Ulla Emmalyn (U.E.), ..

How popular is Ulla?

Ulla is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#136783 out of 150436, Top 91%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Ula and Ursula are the popular alternative forms of Ulla (NOT IN TOP 2000). Other forms, like Ullrica, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Ulla was well-received among parents in the 1900s, but now, the version Ursula has become less in vogue. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ula, Ursula in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ulla and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ulla is pronounced similarly to Aili, Alaia, Alaya, Aley, Ali, Alia, Aliah, Alie, Aliya, Alley, Aloe, Alya, Ayala, Eilah, Eily, Elah, Ella, Ellee, Elly, Illa, Iola, Ulli, Willy, Yula and Yulia. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alala, Arla, Bella, Byla, Cala, Cela, Dalla, Dela, Dila, Dilla, Fila, Gala, Galla, Gila, Glila, Hala, Hella, Isla, Kalla, Lala, Lalla, Lilla, Lola, Lyla, Mala, Mella, Mila, Milla, Myla, Nela, Nila, Nyla, Orla, Pella, Pola, Rella, Sula, Tola, Uda, Udella, Ulima, Ullima, Ulva, Unna, Ursa, Uta, Valla, Xyla, Zilla and Zola. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ulla.

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