Short form of Ursula, Latin
"little female bear"

Ursa Origin and Meaning

The name Ursa is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "little female bear".
Ursa might be a good choice if you're looking for a bear name for your daughter but want to avoid the She Witch curse placed on Ursula by Disney's The Little Mermaid. Too bad, because Ursula is a classic and lovely name, but Ursa has less baggage.

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Famous People Named Ursa

  • Ursa Majornorthern hemisphere constellation of the Big Bear
  • Ursa Minorpart of the Big Bear constellation known as the Little Dipper

Ursa in Pop Culture

  • Ursathe lady bear from Bear in the Big Blue House.
  • Ursathe bear from Open Season 3.
  • UrsaPrince Zuko's mother in Avatar: The Last Airbender.
  • Ursameaning "female bear" in Portuguese.
  • Ursa Wrencharacter from Star Wars: Rebels

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