Gender: Female Origin of Petula: 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.

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Daiseymae Says:


I grew up listening to Petula, and I think it is a lovely name.

HailCthulhu Says:


Looks and sounds too much like "petulant", which is not something you want your child to be.

caetano Says:


its "petal" in portuguese