Names Categorized "ends in -ella"

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ADELLA f English
Variant of ADELA.
AELLA f Greek Mythology
Means "whirlwind" in Greek. In Greek myth this was the name of an Amazon warrior killed by Herakles during his quest for Hippolyta's girdle.
ANNABELLA f Italian, English (Modern)
Latinate form of ANNABEL. It can also be taken as a combination of ANNA and BELLA.
ANTONELLA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of Antonius (see ANTHONY).
ARABELLA f English
Medieval Scottish name, probably a variant of ANNABEL. It has long been associated with Latin orabilis meaning "invokable, yielding to prayer".
ARIELLA f English (Modern)
Strictly feminine form of ARIEL.
BELLA f English
Short form of ISABELLA and other names ending in bella. It is also associated with the Italian word bella meaning "beautiful".
BRUNELLA f Italian
Feminine diminutive of BRUNO.
CARMELLA f English
Latinized form of CARMEL.
CINDERELLA f Literature
Means "little ashes", in part from the French name Cendrillon. This is the main character in the folk tale Cinderella about a maltreated young woman who eventually marries a prince. This old story is best known in the English-speaking world from the French author Charles Perrault's 1697 version. She has other names in other languages, usually with the meaning "ashes", such as German Aschenputtel and Italian Cenerentola.
DELLA f English
Diminutive of ADELA or ADELAIDE. A famous bearer is American actress and singer Della Reese (1931-).
DONATELLA f Italian
Diminutive of DONATA.
DONELLA f Scottish
Feminine form of DONALD.
DULCIBELLA f English (Archaic)
From Latin dulcis "sweet" and bella "beautiful". The usual medieval spelling of this name was Dowsabel, and the Latinized form Dulcibella was revived in the 18th century.
ELLA (1) f English
Norman form of the Germanic name Alia, which was a short form of names containing the Germanic element alja meaning "other". It was introduced to England by the Normans and used until the 14th century, and it was later revived in the 19th century. A famous bearer was the American singer Ella Fitzgerald (1917-1996).
ELLA (2) f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
Diminutive of ELEANOR, ELLEN (1), and other names beginning with El. It can also be a short form of names ending in ella.
ESTELLA f English
Latinate form of ESTELLE. This was the name of the heroine, Estella Havisham, in Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations (1860).
FENELLA f Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FINELLA f Scottish
Anglicized form of FIONNUALA.
FIORELLA f Italian
From Italian fiore "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FLOELLA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of FLO.
GISELLA f Italian
Italian form of GISELLE.
GRAZIELLA f Italian
Diminutive of GRAZIA.
IDELLA f English
Elaboration of IDA.
ISABELLA f Italian, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, Romanian
Latinate form of ISABEL. This name was borne by many medieval royals, including queen consorts of England, France, Portugal, the Holy Roman Empire and Hungary, as well as the powerful ruling queen Isabella of Castile (properly called Isabel).... [more]
LEWELLA f Welsh
Variant of LLEWELLA.
LLEWELLA f Welsh
Feminine form of LLYWELYN.
LOUELLA f English
Combination of LOU and the popular name suffix ella.
LUELLA f English
Variant of LOUELLA.
LUISELLA f Italian
Diminutive of LUISA.
MABELLA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of MABEL.
MARIABELLA f English (Rare)
Combination of MARIA and BELLA.
MARIELLA f Italian
Italian diminutive of MARIA.
MARINELLA f Italian
Diminutive of MARINA.
MARISTELLA f Italian
Italian form of MARISTELA.
MIRABELLA f Italian
Latinate form of MIRABELLE.
MIRELLA f Italian
Italian form of MIREILLE.
NELLA f Italian
Short form of ANTONELLA.
NIGELLA f English (Rare)
Feminine form of NIGEL.
ORNELLA f Italian
Created by the Italian author Gabriele d'Annunzio for his novel La Figlia di Jorio (1904). It is derived from Tuscan Italian ornello meaning "flowering ash tree".
PAMELLA f English
Variant of PAMELA.
PETRONELLA f Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of PETRONILLA.
PRUNELLA f English (Rare)
From the English word for the type of flower, also called self-heal, ultimately a derivative of the Latin word pruna "plum".
QUINTELLA f English (Rare)
Feminine diminutive of QUINTUS.
RAFFAELLA f Italian
Italian feminine form of RAPHAEL.
ROSELLA f Italian
Italian diminutive of ROSA (1).
ROSSELLA f Italian
Diminutive of ROSSA.
STELLA (1) f English, Italian, Dutch, German
Means "star" in Latin. This name was created by the 16th-century poet Sir Philip Sidney for the subject of his collection of sonnets Astrophel and Stella. It was a nickname of a lover of Jonathan Swift, real name Esther Johnson (1681-1728), though it was not commonly used as a given name until the 19th century. It appears in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), belonging to the sister of Blanche DuBois and the wife of Stanley Kowalski.
STELLA (2) f Greek
Diminutive of STYLIANI, with the spelling influenced by that of STELLA (1).
ZELLA f German
German diminutive of MARCELLA.