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Gender: Female Origin of Ursa: Greek, diminutive of Ursula Meaning of Ursula: Latin, "little female bear"

The name Ursa is a girl's name of Greek origin. Ursa and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Which would you choose?".

From the experts:

Better to stick with the name in full, as this sounds a bit too much like a crossword puzzle clue for a body part.

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Famous People Named Ursa

Ursa Major, northern hemisphere constellation of the Big Bear
Ursa Minor, part of the Big Bear constellation known as the Little Dipper

Pop Culture References for the name Ursa

Ursa, the lady bear from Bear in the Big Blue House.
Ursa, the bear from Open Season 3.
Ursa, Prince Zuko's mother in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
Ursa, meaning "female bear" in Portuguese.

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