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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lella

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  • A user from France says the name Lella is of Arabic origin and means ""Night", "dark beauty"".
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Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Lella

Lella Lombardi is a formula one racer.

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Lella was born on August 13th, 1934 in Udine.

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Lella was born on September 29th, 1945.

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Lella was born on February 13th, 1887. She died on January 14th, 1966.

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Lella was born in 1850. She died on October 7th, 1871.

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He holds the title The Reverend. Lella was born in Andhra Pradesh.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lella

Jan Lella is a soccer player for the R.O.C. de Charleroi-Marchienne, R. Charleroi S.C., Seraing United, UR Namur, and Belgium national under-21 football team. Jan was born on November 6th, 1989 in Belgium.

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Gustavo Di Lella is a soccer player for the Blyth Spartans A.F.C., Darlington F.C., Hartlepool United F.C., Durham City A.F.C., and Scarborough F.C. Gustavo was born on October 6th, 1973 in Buenos Aires.

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How popular is the baby name Lella in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1881 6 6 0
1883 10 10 0
1884 7 7 0
1885 7 7 0
1888 9 9 0
1889 12 12 0
1890 5 5 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 10 10 0
1893 16 16 0
1894 9 9 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 14 14 0
1897 9 9 0
1898 14 14 0
1899 11 11 0
1900 10 10 0
1901 7 7 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 10 10 0
1904 9 9 0
1905 7 7 0
1906 9 9 0
1907 14 14 0
1908 11 11 0
1909 8 8 0
1910 10 10 0
1911 10 10 0
1912 13 13 0
1913 15 15 0
1914 21 21 0
1915 21 21 0
1916 30 30 0
1917 17 17 0
1918 21 21 0
1919 23 23 0
1920 17 17 0
1921 23 23 0
1922 22 22 0
1923 17 17 0
1924 15 15 0
1925 19 19 0
1926 15 15 0
1927 13 13 0
1928 18 18 0
1929 12 12 0
1930 12 12 0
1931 11 11 0
1932 14 14 0
1933 15 15 0
1934 7 7 0
1935 17 17 0
1936 8 8 0
1937 7 7 0
1938 9 9 0
1939 11 11 0
1940 11 11 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 7 7 0
1943 6 6 0
1944 6 6 0
1946 14 14 0
1947 10 10 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 7 7 0
1952 8 8 0
1953 6 6 0
1954 5 5 0
1960 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1981 5 5 0
1982 5 5 0
2004 5 5 0
2011 5 5 0
2014 7 7 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Lella as a last name

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Common first names for Lella

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lella U.S.
  White 79.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.62% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lella

People with the last name Lella are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Lella

  • How Popular is the name Lella? Lella is the 11,625th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lella was the 53,072nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lella have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 859 babies born with the first name Lella in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lella to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lella? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Lella first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lella is Friday, May 10th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Lella born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lella was in 1916 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Lella Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lella is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Lella: Your name in reverse order is Allel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lleal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lella? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 390 people with the last name Lella.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lella? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lella as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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