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Lula

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 621 621 0 #39 girl name
1881 655 655 0 #36 girl name
1882 780 780 0 #40 girl name
1883 790 790 0 #43 girl name
1884 916 916 0 #39 girl name
1885 949 949 0 #41 girl name
1886 1,040 1,040 0 #40 girl name
1887 891 891 0 #47 girl name
1888 1,173 1,173 0 #44 girl name
1889 1,072 1,067 5 #47 girl name
1890 1,126 1,121 5 #48 girl name
1891 1,010 1,010 0 #50 girl name
1892 1,098 1,098 0 #53 girl name
1893 1,039 1,034 5 #57 girl name
1894 1,049 1,042 7 #60 girl name
1895 987 987 0 #64 girl name
1896 1,012 1,012 0 #64 girl name
1897 971 971 0 #63 girl name
1898 1,080 1,069 11 #64 girl name
1899 894 894 0 #67 girl name
1900 1,237 1,237 0 #62 girl name
1901 910 905 5 #67 girl name
1902 983 976 7 #71 girl name
1903 921 913 8 #73 girl name
1904 894 894 0 #77 girl name
1905 963 963 0 #78 girl name
1906 917 911 6 #78 girl name
1907 905 905 0 #84 girl name
1908 892 892 0 #89 girl name
1909 922 922 0 #91 girl name
1910 982 975 7 #93 girl name
1911 975 970 5 #94 girl name
1912 1,099 1,094 5
1913 1,189 1,179 10
1914 1,345 1,345 0
1915 1,546 1,537 9
1916 1,676 1,676 0
1917 1,616 1,607 9
1918 1,779 1,771 8
1919 1,776 1,776 0
1920 1,774 1,765 9
1921 1,788 1,779 9
1922 1,761 1,756 5
1923 1,678 1,673 5
1924 1,793 1,777 16
1925 1,719 1,707 12
1926 1,579 1,564 15
1927 1,598 1,586 12
1928 1,392 1,374 18
1929 1,339 1,332 7
1930 1,324 1,315 9
1931 1,164 1,155 9
1932 1,236 1,228 8
1933 1,096 1,088 8
1934 1,132 1,125 7
1935 1,093 1,085 8
1936 1,111 1,100 11
1937 1,099 1,089 10
1938 978 971 7
1939 929 924 5
1940 824 818 6
1941 833 825 8
1942 851 851 0
1943 789 783 6
1944 719 719 0
1945 728 721 7
1946 684 679 5
1947 688 688 0
1948 595 595 0
1949 655 650 5
1950 530 530 0
1951 528 528 0
1952 478 478 0
1953 405 405 0
1954 403 403 0
1955 348 343 5
1956 329 329 0
1957 308 308 0
1958 258 258 0
1959 236 236 0
1960 241 241 0
1961 206 206 0
1962 168 168 0
1963 145 145 0
1964 177 177 0
1965 109 109 0
1966 97 97 0
1967 97 97 0
1968 68 68 0
1969 65 65 0
1970 70 70 0
1971 59 59 0
1972 60 60 0
1973 61 61 0
1974 63 63 0
1975 53 53 0
1976 42 42 0
1977 34 34 0
1978 32 32 0
1979 27 27 0
1980 30 30 0
1981 26 26 0
1982 26 26 0
1983 21 21 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 22 22 0
1986 18 18 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 16 16 0
1989 20 20 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 16 16 0
1992 14 14 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 18 18 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 6 6 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 13 13 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 15 15 0
2003 17 17 0
2004 19 19 0
2005 35 35 0
2006 29 29 0
2007 45 45 0
2008 51 51 0
2009 57 57 0
2010 67 67 0
2011 69 69 0
2012 93 93 0
2013 99 99 0
2014 87 87 0
2015 99 99 0

Fun Facts about the name Lula

  • How many people with the first name Lula have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,455 babies born with the first name Lula in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lula to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lula? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 621 new born babies.
  • When was Lula first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lula is Monday, March 30th, 1863.
  • What year had the most people named Lula born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lula was in 1921 with a total of 1,779 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lula!
  • Random Lula Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lula ranks 78th in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 73 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Lula: Your name in reverse order is Alul. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Llau. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lula? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 191 people with the last name Lula.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lula? Lula is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Popularity of Lula as a first name

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Popularity of Lula as a last name

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Common last names for Lula

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  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Walker
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  • Robinson
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Common first names for Lula

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lula U.S.
  White 74.35% 64.26%
  African American 9.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 10.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lula

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

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Lula" mean? The list below shows the origins of Lula as well as things modernly associated with the name Lula such as celebrities named Lula.

English

Origin and Meaning of Lula

The name "Lula" is of English origin, and it means "Famous warrior". It's a name commonly given to girls.

  1. A diminutive of the female given names Louisa and, rarely, of Tallulah; also used as a formal given name.

Lula was also found in the following language(s): Faroese and Spanish

Notable Persons With the Name Lula

Carson McCullers

Carson McCullers was a southern gothic novelist. Carson was given the name Lula Carson Smith on February 19th, 1917 in Columbus, Georgia, U.S. She died on September 29th, 1967.

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Jan Howard

Jan Howard is a country music singing, songwriter, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to 1960. Jan was given the name Lula Grace Johnson on March 13th, 1930. Jan is also known as Jan Howard.

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Ann Nesby

Ann Nesby is a gospel music, contemporary r&b, and dance music singing and actor. Ann was given the name Lula Ann Bennett on July 24th, 1955 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Ann is also known as Lula Lee.

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Lula Pena

Lula Pena is a singing, composer, and poet. Lula was born on May 15th, 1974 in Lisbon.

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Lula Carvalho

Lula Carvalho is a famous person. Lula was born in 1977 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Lula Reed

Lula Reed was a rhythm, blues, and gospel music singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1951 to 1967. Lula was given the name Lula Marietta McCleland on March 21st, 1926 in Port Clinton, Ohio. Lula is also known as Lulu Reed. She died on June 21st, 2008.

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  • Lula
    (soccer player)
  • Lula J. Davis
    (Secretary for the Majority of the United States Senate)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lula

Lula

Lula is a soccer player for the ABC Futebol Clube, Fluminense FC, Sociedade Esportiva Palmeiras, Sport Club Internacional, Sport Club do Recife, and Brazil national football team. Lula was born on November 16th, 1946 in Arcoverde.

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What does the name Lula mean?

Lis for love, everlasting.

Uis for useful, always to others.

Lis for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Ais for able, for you surely are.

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