Tallulah

First Name
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tallulah mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Tallulah

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Tallulah means "Beautiful water".
  • A submission from United Kingdom says the name Tallulah means "Waterfall".
  • According to a user from Ohio, United States, the name Tallulah is of Native American origin and means "Leaping waters".
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Notable Persons Named Tallulah

Tallulah Bankhead was an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1918 to 1918. Tallulah was given the name Tallulah Brockman Bankhead by her parent William B. Bankhead on January 31st, 1902 in Huntsville, Alabama, U.S. She passed away on December 12th, 1968.

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Jessica Hynes is an actress and writer. She was most active from 1993 to present. Jessica was given the name Tallulah Jessica Elina Stevenson on October 30th, 1972 in Lewisham.

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Tallulah Greive is an actress. She was most prominent from 2012 to present. Tallulah was born Tallulah Greive on October 23rd, 1997.

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Tallulah Morton is a model. Tallulah was born Tallulah Morton on November 27th, 1991 in North Sydney, Australia.

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Tallulah was given the name The Hon. Tallulah Sylvia Ormsby-Gore by her parent Amanda Harlech on May 16th, 1988 in London, UK.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 6 0
1918 5 5 0
1921 6 6 0
1925 5 5 0
1931 10 10 0
1932 10 10 0
1933 8 8 0
1934 7 7 0
1937 7 7 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 9 9 0
1941 10 10 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 7 7 0
1946 5 5 0
1947 7 7 0
1949 6 6 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 5 5 0
1953 6 6 0
1955 6 6 0
1956 6 6 0
1979 6 6 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 5 5 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 6 6 0
1991 6 6 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 11 11 0
1998 6 6 0
1999 26 26 0
2000 28 28 0
2001 27 27 0
2002 35 35 0
2003 39 39 0
2004 53 53 0
2005 45 45 0
2006 81 81 0
2007 91 91 0
2008 97 97 0
2009 110 110 0
2010 122 122 0
2011 133 133 0
2012 128 128 0
2013 147 147 0
2014 140 140 0
2015 158 158 0
2016 150 150 0
2017 184 184 0
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International Interest for Tallulah

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Popularity of Tallulah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Tallulah

  • How Popular is the name Tallulah? Tallulah is the 6,719th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tallulah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,035 babies born with the first name Tallulah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tallulah to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tallulah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Tallulah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tallulah is Monday, October 21st, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Tallulah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tallulah was in 2017 with a total of 184 babies.
  • Random Tallulah Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tallulah is not a popular baby girl's name in Missouri. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Missouri have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Tallulah: Your name in reverse order is Halullat. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Autlhall. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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