Diminutive of any Lu name
"renowned warrior"

Lula Origin and Meaning

The name Lula is girl's name of Spanish origin.
Lula is one of the livelier nickname-names with the fashionable double-L sound: It joins Lulu, Lila, Lily, and Lou among the trendiest names today. Lula might be short for Talula and sisters or for Lucy or Louise, or may stand on its own two adorable feet. Lula was actually a Top 50 name in the late 1880's and continued in the Top 100 for a couple of decades more.

Bryan Adams named his second daughter Lula Rosylea, sister of Mirabella Bunny, and master character namer J. K. Rowling has a Lula in her novel The Cuckoo's Calling.

Lula Popularity

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Famous People Named Lula

  • Lula Carson Smithbirth name of Carson McCullers, American novelist
  • (Louisa) Lula Greene RichardsAmerican poet and editor
  • Lula Mae HardawayAmerican songwriter and mother of singer Stevie Wonder
  • Lula Ethridge WardlowAmerican businesswoman, minister and politician
  • Lula Grace Johnsonbirth name of Jan Howard, American country music singer
  • Lula Rosylea GrimaldiAdams (b. 2013), daughter of singer Bryan Adams
  • Lula Rose Gardner (b. 2016)daughter of actress Liv Tyler
  • Lullah June Hulldaughter of musician Kid Harpoon and Jenny Myles
  • Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva aka Lulamale president of Brazil

Lula in Pop Culture

  • Lulamain character in David Lynch’s 1991 film “Wild At Heart”
  • Lula Landrya character in J.K. Rowling's novel "The Cuckoo"
  • Lula Mae Barnesbirth name of Holly Golightly in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"
  • Lula Maycharacter in the movie "Now You See Me 2"
  • "Lula Walls" song by The Carter Family ("Such a star I've never seen/She's as pretty as a queen/She's as perfect as an angel from above")
  • LulaEuropean magazine
  • Lulameaning "squid, cuttlefish" in Portuguese