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Gender Feminine
Scripts Ευλαλια(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. ew-LA-lya(Spanish)
yoo-LAY-lee-ə(English)
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Meaning & History

Derived from Greek ευλαλος (eulalos) meaning "sweetly-speaking", itself from ευ (eu) "good" and λαλεω (laleo) "to talk". This was the name of an early 4th-century saint and martyr from Merida in Spain. She is a patron saint of Barcelona.
VariantOlalla(Spanish)
DiminutivesEula, Lalia(English)
Other Languages & CulturesEulàlia, Laia(Catalan) Eulalie(French) Eulália(Hungarian) Eulália(Portuguese) Eulália(Slovak)
Same SpellingEulália, Eulàlia

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Depiction of Saint Eulalia by Meister von Meßkirch (c. 1540)Depiction of Saint Eulalia by Meister von Meßkirch (c. 1540)

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