First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Gela mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Gela

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  • According to a user from Colorado, United States, the name Gela is of Russian origin and means "Woman of God; faithful servant, survivor, apostle, Fisher of Men, Lover of Jesus".
  • A submission from Colorado, United States says the name Gela means "Woman of God; faithful to follow through: fighter: survivor; humble; teacher; transformer; apostle; a fisher of men" and is of Dothraki origin.

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Alt. Meaning

G is for goal, your eye on the future.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

L is for luster, your shine.

A is for aware, of your surroundings

Notable Persons Named Gela

Gela was born in 1979.


Gela was born in 1939 in Tbilisi.


Gela Guralia is a pop music singing. Gela was born Gela Guralia on December 22nd, 1980 in Poti.


Gela Ketashvili is a soccer player for the FC Torpedo Kutaisi, FC Dinamo Tbilisi, FC Guria Lanchkhuti, Soviet Union national football team, and Georgia national football team. Gela was born on September 27th, 1965 in Tbilisi.



Gela Shekiladze is a soccer player for the FC Dinamo Batumi, Lierse S.K., K.S.V. Roeselare, FC Arsenal Kyiv, and FC CSKA Kyiv. Gela was born on September 14th, 1970 in Batumi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gela

Xhevdet Gela is a soccer player for the HIFK Fotboll, FC Honka, FC Espoo, Atlantis FC, FC Haka, PK-35 Vantaa, MYPA, Widzew Łódź, and FC Lahti. Xhevdet was born on November 14th, 1989.



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Popularity of Gela as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Gela

  • How Popular is the name Gela? Gela is the 57,520th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Gela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 26 babies born with the first name Gela in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gela is Saturday, January 7th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Gela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gela was in 1980 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gela: Your name in reverse order is Aleg. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Glea. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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