The name Eulalia is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "sweetly speaking". Eulalia and is often added to lists like Badass Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".
From the experts:
Eulalia is a melodious name with a southern drawl, thanks to those lilting double Ls.
A teenage martyr, Saint Eulalia was born in Spain and is a patron saint of Barcelona, where there is a cathedral in her name. One legend associated with Eulalia is that a dove flew out of her neck when she was killed, thus the association with both sweet speech and peace.
Eulalia is a character in William Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom; Marcia Gay Harden has a daughter named the related Eulala Grace.
Eula is the traditional short form, but Lalia or Lally would make more appealing and modern-sounding nicknames. The French version is Eulalie (subject of a Poe poem); in Spanish it's Olalla.
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