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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Pulla

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Borrowing from Finnish pulla, from Swedish bulle.

  1. cardamom bread (sweet, leavened baked good made of wheat and flavored with crushed cardamom, resembling very soft bread in consistency, eaten in Finland)

pulla was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Latin, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Pulla

Slick Pulla is a hip hop music rapping and record producer. He has had major accomplishments since 2004. Slick was given the name Renaldo Whitman .


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Pulla U.S.
  White 7.94% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 10.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 81.31% 16.26%

Of Last Name Pulla

People with the last name Pulla are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Pulla

  • How Popular is the name Pulla? As a last name Pulla was the 49,177th most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Pulla? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Pulla was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Pulla: Your name in reverse order is Allup. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lupla. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Pulla? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 428 people with the last name Pulla.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Pulla? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Pulla as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Pulla born Jun 10, 1926

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 1525. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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