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What does Rella mean?

Rella Pronunciation of Rella as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Rella is "other, foreign". Variant of Ella. Also form of Rilla.



OTHER FORMS VIA ELLA Alla, Ela, Elle, Elli, Ellia, Elly

(female) Relda, ..

(male) Rellas, ..

Rella Reagan (R.R.), ..

How popular is Rella?

Rella is a rare given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#27439 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Rella reached its top position of #824 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rella name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Rella rated in the Top 2000 are Ella (#15 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Elle (#380), Ela (#1458), Elly (#1603), Ellia (#1738), Alla, Elli and Rilla. Adoption of these forms of Rella was at its highest 138 years ago (USAGE OF 1.1%) and is somewhat less today (USAGE 0.5%, 50%). Ella has been the most prominent, although Elle seems to be gaining favor too, while Rilla has become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rella, Alla, Ela, Ella, Elle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elli, Ellia, Elly, Rilla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ella, Elle outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rella is alike in pronunciation to Raelee, Raella, Raley, Raoula, Raula, Rayla, Reilley, Reilly, Rilee, Riley, Royalla, Rylee, Ryley and Rylie. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adella, Axella, Bella, Beula, Beyla, Billa, Calla, Ceila, Cela, Cilla, Delila, Della, Diella, Dilla, Galla, Hella, Idella, Illa, Keela, Keila, Kelila, Keyla, Lela, Leola, Leyla, Lilla, Luella, Mella, Neala, Neila, Nella, Neola, Noella, Olla, Orella, Pella, Perla, Rafella, Rea, Reda, Reena, Reeta, Reeva, Reina, Rena, Reva, Rexella, Reyna, Rezka, Ronella, Seila, Stella, Tecla, Teela, Tesla, Tulla, Udella, Ulla, Valla, Willa and Yulla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Rella.

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