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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dula

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from India says the name Dula means "Shaking; swinging; name of one of krittika" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  2. A submission from South Carolina, U.S. says the name Dula means "Pure".
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Dula is of English origin and means "Goddess".
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Notable Persons Named Dula

Notable Persons Named Dula

Dula Bhaya Kag

Dula was born on November 25th, 1902 in Kagdham , Mahuva, Gujarat. He breathed his last breath on February 22nd, 1977.

Dula Mester

Dula was born on April 2nd, 1972.

Dula Sabo

Dula was given the name Дула Сабо .


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dula

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dula

Lakan Dula

Lakan Dula is a monarch. He holds the title Lakan of Tondo. and Lakan(King) of Tondo.. He was most prominent from 1558 to 1571.

Thomas C. Dula

Thomas C. Dula was a farm hand and soldier. Thomas was born on June 22nd, 1845 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Thomas is also known as Tom Dula aka "Tom Dooley". He passed away on May 1st, 1868.

Arthur M. Dula

Arthur was born in 1947.

Lishan Dula

Lishan was born on February 17th, 1987 in Ethiopia. Lishan is also known as Lishan Dula Gemechu.

Vivalda Dula

Vivalda Dula is a world music and jazz singer-songwriter, producer, and theatrical producer. She plays Vocals, Djembe, Multi-percussion, and Percussion instrument. She has had major accomplishments since 2004. Vivalda was given the name Vivalda Patrícia António Branco in Luanda, Angola.

Louis Frank Dula

Louis Frank Dula was a baseball player. Louis was born on March 23rd, 1912 in Cincinnati. He breathed his last breath on March 1st, 1979.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dula U.S.
  White 56.57% 64.26%
  African American 35.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.46% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dula

People with the last name Dula are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dula

  • How Popular is the name Dula? Dula is the 31,290th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dula was the 13,922nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dula have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 154 babies born with the first name Dula in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dula to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dula? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1896 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dula first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dula is Saturday, February 20th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Dula born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dula was in 1923 with a total of 15 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dula: The name spelled backwards is Alud. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aldu. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dula? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,169 people with the last name Dula.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dula? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dula as their last name since less than 1 person in 135k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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