Gender: Female Origin of Lula: Diminutive of any Lu name

Lula Origin and Meaning

The name Lula is a girl's name of Spanish origin.

Lula is one of the livelier nickname-names with the fashionable double-L sound: It joins Lulu, Lila, Lily, and Lou among the trendiest names today. Lula might be short for Talula and sisters or for Lucy or Louise, or may stand on its own two adorable feet. Lula was actually a Top 50 name in the late 1880's and continued in the Top 100 for a couple of decades more.

Bryan Adams named his second daughter Lula Rosylea, sister of Mirabella Bunny, and master character namer J. K. Rowling has a Lula in her novel The Cuckoo's Calling.

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paulapuddephatt Says:


I love all Lu names too, including this one. :-) x

paulapuddephatt Says:


So cute - extremely cute - more usable as a given name than Lulu, and also adorable as a nickname - love this name so, so much

heathergrey Says:


this might be slightly mean but i always think of lula as lola's ugly sister.

Wittyusername103 Says:


This is lovely!

AldabellaxWulfe Says:


I used to love this name but now all I think of when I see it is the muscly, manly Flula Borg...

TheHumanCanvas Says:


I like Lulah with an -h, because it sounds quirky and girly, and also grounded.

Guest Says:


Our dog is named Lula lol

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I love this name! It's so cute and fun!

Guest Says:


I'm loving all Lu names lately. Lula is so quirky yet stunning to me.