Zella - Meaning of Zella
[ 2 syll. zel-la, ze-lla ] The baby girl name Zella is pronounced ZEH-Laa- †. Zella's language of origin is Yiddish and African-Bobangi, and it is predominantly used in the Bobangi, English, and German languages. From African-Bobangi roots, its meaning is 'lacking nothing, one who knows the path'.
In addition, Zella is a variant transcription of Zelda (English, Hebrew, and Yiddish).
Zella is a rare baby name for girls. In 1900, 0.054% of baby girls were given the name Zella. It ranked at #247 then. The baby name has since steeply fallen in popularity, and is of only very modest use now. In 2018, out of the group of girl names directly linked to Zella, Zelda was the most regularly used.
† Pronunciation for Zella: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"