Given Name EULALIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευλαλια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: yoo-LAY-lee-ə (English)   [details]

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.

Categories

martyrs, saints
VARIANT: Olalla (Spanish)
DIMINUTIVES: Eula, Lalia (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Eulàlia, Laia (Catalan), Eulalie (French), Eulália (Hungarian), Eulália (Portuguese), Eulália (Slovak)
SAME SPELLING: Eulália, Eulàlia
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