Gender: Female Pronunciation: OO-lah Meaning of Ulla: "will, determination" Origin of Ulla: Scandinavian

The name Ulla is a girl's name of German, Scandinavian, Norse origin meaning "will, determination". Ulla and is often added to lists like Cool Baby Names That Start With U and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

From the experts:

Ulla, the beautiful, tall, sexy, blond Swedish secretary in "The Producers" (played by Uma Thurman in the movie) who purrs, "Ven you got it, flaunt it," has changed the image of this name forever. Ulla may stand on its own or be an abbreviation of Ursula or Ulrika; Ula may be seen as another spelling.

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Ula, Oula, Ulli


Scorpio Says:


A very pretty name with a wonderful meaning.

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mill1020 Says:


Funny, I was just about to comment on this again, and had forgotten I'd done it before. Still like this name!

mill1020 Says:


This is kinda cool! I like sounds and the meaning.