Names Categorized "ends in -ela"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -ela.
gender
usage
Adela f English, Spanish, Romanian, Polish, Slovak, Ancient Germanic
Originally a short form of names beginning with the Germanic element adal meaning "noble". Saint Adela was a 7th-century Frankish princess who founded a monastery at Pfazel in France. This name was also borne by a daughter of William the Conqueror.
Amela f Bosnian
Bosnian feminine form of Amal 1.
Anabela f Portuguese
Portuguese form of Annabel.
Angela f English, Italian, German, Dutch, Romanian, Slovene, Slovak, Russian, Macedonian, Greek, Late Roman
Feminine form of Angelus (see Angel). As an English name, it came into use in the 18th century.
Antonela f Croatian
Croatian form of Antonella.
Candela f Spanish
Short form of Candelaria.
Carmela f Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Carmel.
Ĉiela f Esperanto
Means "heavenly, from the sky" in Esperanto, from ĉielo "sky", ultimately derived from Latin caelum.
Estela f Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of Estelle.
Fidela f Spanish
Feminine form of Fidel.
Gisela f German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
German, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese form of Giselle.
Graciela f Spanish
Elaboration of Gracia.
Ionela f Romanian
Romanian feminine form of John.
Jela f Serbian, Croatian, Slovak
Short form of Jelena or Jelisaveta. It also means "fir tree" in Serbian and Croatian.
Juvela f Esperanto
From Esperanto juvelo meaning "jewel".
Llewela f Welsh
Variant of Llewella.
Maela f Breton
Feminine form of Maël.
Mariela f Spanish, Bulgarian
Spanish and Bulgarian diminutive of Maria.
Marisela f Spanish
Elaborated form of Marisa.
Michela f Italian
Italian feminine form of Michael.
Miela f Esperanto
Means "sweet" in Esperanto, derived from mielo "honey", ultimately from Latin mel.
Mirela f Romanian, Croatian, Albanian
Romanian, Croatian and Albanian form of Mireille.
Natela f Georgian
Derived from Georgian ნათელი (nateli) meaning "light, bright".
Neela f Tamil, Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Tamil நீலா or Hindi नीला (see Nila).
Nela f Croatian, Slovak, Portuguese, Czech
Short form of names ending in nela, such as Antonela.
Noela f Galician
Galician feminine form of Noël.
Orabela f Esperanto
Means "golden-beautiful" in Esperanto, ultimately from Latin aurea "gold" and bella "beautiful".
Pamela f English
This name was invented in the late 16th century by the poet Sir Philip Sidney for use in his poem Arcadia. He possibly intended it to mean "all sweetness" from Greek πᾶν (pan) meaning "all" and μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". It was later employed by author Samuel Richardson for the heroine in his novel Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded (1740), after which time it became used as a given name. It did not become popular until the 20th century.
Petronela f Romanian, Slovak
Romanian and Slovak form of Petronilla.
Philomela f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From Greek Φιλομήλη (Philomele), derived from φίλος (philos) meaning "lover, friend" and μῆλον (melon) meaning "fruit". The second element has also been interpreted as Greek μέλος (melos) meaning "song". In Greek myth Philomela was the sister-in-law of Tereus, who raped her and cut out her tongue. Prokne avenged her sister by killing her son by Tereus, after which Tereus attempted to kill Philomela. However, the gods intervened and transformed her into a nightingale.
Rafaela f Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese feminine form of Raphael.
Rahela f Romanian, Croatian, Serbian
Romanian, Croatian and Serbian form of Rachel.
Raphaela f German
Feminine form of Raphael.
Raziela f Hebrew (Rare)
Feminine form of Raziel.
Rosângela f Portuguese
Combination of Rosa 1 and Ângela.
Rosangela f Italian
Combination of Rosa 1 and Angela.
Rozabela f Esperanto
Means "rosy-beautiful" in Esperanto, ultimately from Latin rosa "rose" and bella "beautiful".
Samuela 1 f Italian
Italian feminine form of Samuel.
Sanela f Croatian, Slovene
Apparently derived from Latin sana meaning "healthy".
Seela f Finnish
Possibly a Finnish form of Sela.
Sheela f Indian, Marathi, Kannada, Hindi, Tamil
Alternate transcription of Shila.
Špela f Slovene
Diminutive of Elizabeta.
Stela f Romanian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Slovak
Form of Stella 1 in several languages, derived from Latin stella meaning "star" (modern Romanian stea).
Susheela f Indian, Hindi
Alternate transcription of Hindi सुशीला (see Sushila).
Tamela f English
Probably a blend of Tamara and Pamela. It first arose in the 1950s.
Velvela f Yiddish (Rare)
Feminine form of Velvel.
Vendela f Swedish
Swedish feminine form of Wendel.
Vesela f Bulgarian
Derived from South Slavic vesel meaning "cheerful".
Viorela f Romanian
Feminine form of Viorel.