Lula name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lula mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Lula

User Submitted Origins

Aztec (Nahuatl)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from Canada and the United States agree the name Lula is of Arabic origin and means "Pearl".
  2. 2 submissions from Georgia, U.S. agree the name Lula means "Flower" and is of Albanian origin.
  3. According to a user from Florida, U.S., the name Lula means "Comes from lullaby".
  4. According to a user from Georgia, U.S., the name Lula is of Amharic origin and means "Lily".
  5. A user from North Carolina, U.S. says the name Lula means "Famous warrior".
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International Interest
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19th-century variant of Lulu, nickname of Louisa and Lucy. In rare cases, shortened from Tallulah.

  1. A female given name.

Lula was also found in the following language(s): Faroese, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Lula

Notable Persons Named Lula

Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers was a southern gothic novelist. Carson was given the name Lula Carson Smith on February 19th, 1917 in Columbus, Georgia, U.S. She died on September 29th, 1967.

Jan Howard

Jan Howard is a country music singing, songwriter, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1960. Jan was given the name Lula Grace Johnson on March 13th, 1930. Jan is also known as Jan Howard.

Ann Nesby

Ann Nesby is a gospel music, contemporary r&b, and dance music singing and actor. Ann was given the name Lula Ann Bennett on July 24th, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Ann is also known as Lula Lee.

Lula Pena

Lula Pena is a singing, composer, and poet. Lula was born on May 15th, 1974 in Lisbon.

Lula Carvalho

Lula was born in 1977 in Rio de Janeiro.

Lula Reed

Lula Reed was a rhythm, blues, and gospel music singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 1967. Lula was given the name Lula Marietta McCleland on March 21st, 1926 in Port Clinton, Ohio. Lula is also known as Lulu Reed. She died on June 21st, 2008.

  • Lula
    Soccer Player
  • Lula J. Davis
    Secretary for the Majority of the United States Senate

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lula

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lula


Lula is a soccer player for the ABC Futebol Clube, Fluminense FC, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Sport Club Internacional, Sport Club do Recife, and Brazil national football team. Lula was born on November 16th, 1946 in Arcoverde.


Common last names for Lula

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • Miller
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Walker
  • White
  • Robinson
  • Allen
  • Clark
  • Martin
  • Thompson

Common first names for Lula

  • Joseph
  • Helen
  • Mary

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lula U.S.
  White 74.35% 64.26%
  African American 9.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lula

People with the last name Lula are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Lula

  • What name lists does Lula rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lula? Lula is the 730th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lula was the 95,545th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lula have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,914 babies born with the first name Lula in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lula to occupy the territory of Isle of Man (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 84,497 (as of March 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lula? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 621 new born babies.
  • When was Lula first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lula is Monday, March 30th, 1863.
  • What year had the most people named Lula born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lula was in 1921 with a total of 1,778 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lula!
  • Random Lula Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lula ranks 38th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 136 babies in Mississippi have the same name in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Lula: The name spelled backwards is Alul. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Laul. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lula? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 191 people with the last name Lula.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lula? Lula is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Lula name meaning

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