Ursula
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Given Name URSULA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: UR-sə-lə (English), UR-syə-lə (English), UWR-zoo-la (German), OOR-soo-lah (Finnish)   [details]
Meaning & History
Means "little bear", derived from a diminutive form of the Latin word ursa "she-bear". Saint Ursula was a legendary virgin princess of the 4th century who was martyred by the Huns while returning from a pilgrimage. In England the saint was popular during the Middle Ages, and the name came into general use at that time.
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Related Names
VARIANT: Ursella (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Ulla, Ursel, Uschi (German)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Orsolya (Hungarian), Orsola (Italian), Urszula, Ula (Polish), Úrsula (Portuguese), Uršula, Urška (Slovene), Úrsula (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Úrsula, Uršula
USER SUBMISSIONS: Úrsúla, Uršuľa
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