Modern invented name

Petula Origin and Meaning

The name Petula is a girl's 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 ClarkWelsh pop singer
  • Petula Louise "Patty" BrardDutch,Indonesian singer of girl group Luv'
  • Dawn Petula ButlerEnglish MP

Petula in Pop Culture

  • Petula Giordinocharacter on British TV's "Dinnerladies"
  • Petula Kensingtoncharacter in "Ghostgirl" by Tonya Hurley
  • Petulacharacter in "The Twists and Turns of Love" by Barbara Cartland
  • Petulacharacter in movie "Beautiful Creatures"
  • Petulacharacter on TV's "United States of Tara"
  • Petulasister of Pete in Disney comics
  • Petuladog in the Molly Moon series by Georgia Byng
  • Petula Lorrycharacter in Batman comics
  • Its form suggests a derivation from Latin petulantia 'saucinessimpudence'.