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Meaning and name origin

Ulla \u(l)-la\ as a girl's name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ulla is "will, determination". Also possibly short for Ulrica.


Ulla has 2 variant forms: Oula and Ula.

For more information, see also the related girl name Ursula.


Ulla is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ulla and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Ursula and Ula. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 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 also pronounced similarly to Aila, Ala, Alea, Alia, Alla, Alli, Allia, Ally, Alya, Ayla, Eila, Ela, Elia, Ella, Elli, Ellia, Elly, Eula, Ila, Illa, Illia, Iola, Ola, Olia, Olla, Ulli, Willa, Yola, Yula and Yulla. Other suggested similar baby names are Ulka and Ulva. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ulla.