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

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Origin and Meaning of Shula

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Alt. Meaning

S is for superb, a great attitude about life.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

L is for lucky, who is more?

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

Notable Persons Named Shula

Shula Eta Marks is an author, scholarly method, journalist, and scholar. Shula was given the name Shula Eta Winokur on October 14th, 1938 in Cape Town. Shula is also known as Shula Marks.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Shula

Don Shula is a football player. Don was born on January 4th, 1930 in Grand River, Ohio.


Mike Shula is an american football player. Mike was born on June 3rd, 1965 in Baltimore.


Dave Shula is a football player. Dave was born on May 28th, 1959 in Lexington, Kentucky.


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Popularity of Shula as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Shula U.S.
  White 73.98% 64.26%
  African American 11.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 6.12% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Shula

People with the last name Shula are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Shula

  • How Popular is the name Shula? As a last name Shula was the 93,513th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Shula first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Shula is Monday, April 18th, 1881.
  • How unique is the name Shula? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Shula. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Shula: Your name in reverse order is Aluhs. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uashl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Shula? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 196 people with the last name Shula.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Shula? Shula is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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