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Gender: F Origin of Petula: Modern invented name

Swinging London songbird Petula Clark claims that this name was her father's invention; in any case it hasn't seen much copycat usage.

Famous People Named Petula

Petula Sally Olwen Clark, Welsh pop singer
Petula Louise "Patty" Brard, Dutch-Indonesian singer of girl group Luv'
Dawn Petula Butler, English MP

Pop Culture References for the Name Petula

Petula Giordino, character on British TV's "Dinnerladies"
Petula Kensington, character in "Ghostgirl" by Tonya Hurley
Petula, character in "The Twists and Turns of Love" by Barbara Cartland
Petula, character in movie "Beautiful Creatures"
Petula, character on TV's "United States of Tara"
Petula, sister of Pete in Disney comics
Petula, dog in the Molly Moon series by Georgia Byng
Petula Lorry, character in Batman comics
Its form suggests a derivation from Latin petulantia 'sauciness, impudence'.

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