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Origin and Meaning of Gula

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  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Gula means "Can be literally translated to Gluttony." and is of Latin origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun ‖Gu"la
  1. [Zoöl]
    1. The upper front of the neck, next to the chin; the upper throat.
    2. A plate which in most insects supports the submentum.
  2. [Arch] A capping molding. Same as Cymatium.

Etymology: L., the throat, gullet

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Eating to excess (personified as one of the deadly sins)
  2. The Babylonian goddess of healing and consort of Ninurta

From Latin gula (“throat, gullet”).

  1. The upper front of the neck, next to the chin; the upper throat.
  2. (zoology) A plate which in most insects supports the submentum.
  3. (architecture) A capping moulding; a cymatium.

gula was also found in the following language(s): Gamilaraay, Hausa, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latin, Malay, Northern Sami, Portuguese, Rohingya, Romansch, Spanish, Swedish, Xhosa, and Zulu

Notable Persons Named Gula

Gula gubben is a comedian and singer. Gula was given the name Ulf Hans Peter Lööf on February 18th, 1958 in Skövde, Sweden.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Gula

Adrián Guľa is a soccer player for the MŠK Žilina, FC Baník Horná Nitra, SFC Opava, FK Jablonec, MŠK Púchov, FK Viktoria Žižkov, and FK Inter Bratislava. Adrián was born on June 29th, 1975 in Nováky.


Qamar Gul Qamar Gula is a classical music, ghazals, pop music, and ghazal musician. She was most prominent from 1970 to present. Qamar was born in Nangarhar Province.


Leonardo was born on March 6th, 1914.


Jiri Gula is an athlete for the HC Litvínov in the Czech Extraliga. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Jiri was born on August 7th, 1989.


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Popularity of Gula as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Gula U.S.
  White 75.92% 64.26%
  African American 2.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.96% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Gula

People with the last name Gula are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Gula

  • How Popular is the name Gula? Gula is the 66,775th most popular name of all time. As a last name Gula was the 15,221st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Gula have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Gula in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Gula? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Gula first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Gula is Friday, July 30th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Gula born? The highest recorded use of the first name Gula was in 1915 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Gula: Your name in reverse order is Alug. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Glau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Gula? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,935 people with the last name Gula.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Gula? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Gula as their last name since less than 1 person in 152k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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