[ 2 syll. u-la, ul-a ] The baby girl name Ula is pronounced UW-Laa- †.
1: Ula has its origins in the Irish language. It is used largely in the English, Gaelic, Hawaiian, and Polish languages. The meaning of the name is 'sea jewel'.
Variation transcriptions of Ula include Eula, Oola, Ulaa, Ulae, Ulah, Ulai, Uli, Ulia, and Yula (English and Gaelic).
2: Ula's origin is Basque. Here, it means 'the Virgin Mary'.
3: Ula's language of origin is Hawaiian. Meaning: 'sacred red'.
4: Ula is of African-Hausa origin. Meaning: 'cat'.
5: Ula is of African-Soko origin. Meaning: 'laughing'.
In addition, Ula is a Spanish familiar form of Eulalia (English, Italian, and Spanish).
Ula is also a Finnish, German, and Scandinavian variant spelling of Ulla (English, German, Scandinavian, and Latin) and a Finnish, German, and Scandinavian contraction of Ulrike (English, German, and Scandinavian).
See also the related categories, red, mary, hausa, sacred (holy), sea, jewel (pearl), virgin (pure), irish, hawaiian, polish, and gaelic.
Ula is uncommon as a baby name for girls. At the height of its usage in 1901, 0.006% of baby girls were given the name Ula. Its ranking then was #854. The baby name has since experienced a decline in popularity, and is currently of only very modest use. Within all girl names in its group, Ula was nonetheless the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Ula include Ulla, Uli, Euley, Uluwehi, Ulissea, Ulle, and Eule.
† English pronunciation for Ula: UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"