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Gender: Female Meaning of Tula: "to be tranquil" Origin of Tula: Choctaw

The name Tula is a girl's name of Hindi, Kiswahili, Choctaw origin meaning "to be tranquil". Tula and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Earth and discussed in our forums with posts like "Elimination Game".

From the experts:

Tula is a polyethnic name which, spelled Toula, was used for the heroine of the hit film My Big Fat Greek Wedding.

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Famous People Named Tula

Pop Culture References for the name Tula

Tulya, Toula, Toulya, Toola, Tuliana, Toolya, Toolia

Tula's International Variations

Tulla, Tullia (Irish)

16 names similar to Tula

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Eliane Says:


It's also a Russian city.

EvaThyssen Says:


Here in Chile, it's slang for the male part.

Daiseymae Says:


Or a nickname for Petula.

danirose01 Says:


A more usable choice than Tulip, and just a little bit sassier

paulapuddephatt Says:


Super cute name/nickname, and awesome meaning

Jeanie Says:


According to, Tula means "peak"

Luísa Says:


Nickname for Talulah.