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Pronounced Pron. YEL-lah (West Frisian, North Frisian, Dutch, German)
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 8/7/2009
Meaning & History
Frisian feminine form of Jelle
and German short form of Gabriella
as well as a Hungarian borrowing of both names.
Known bearers of this name include the German journalist and author Jella Lepman (1891-1970) and the German actress Jella Haase (b. 1992).