Names Categorized "ends in -ella"

This is a list of names in which the categories include ends in -ella.
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 interpreted as a combination of Anna and Latin/Italian bella "beautiful".
Antonella f Italian
Diminutive of Antonia.
Arabella f English
Medieval Scottish name, probably a variant of Annabel. It has long been associated with Latin orabilis meaning "invokable, yielding to prayer", and the name was often recorded in forms resembling this.... [more]
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". It was used by the American author Stephenie Meyer for the main character in her popular Twilight series of novels, first released 2005, later adapted into a series of movies beginning 2008.
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 folktale 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.
Daniella f English, Hungarian
Feminine form of Daniel.
Della f English
Diminutive of Adela or Adelaide. A famous bearer was American actress and singer Della Reese (1931-2017).
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 name, originally a short form of Germanic names containing the element alles meaning "other" (Proto-Germanic *aljaz). 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, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian
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 is the name of the heroine, Estella Havisham, in Charles Dickens' novel Great Expectations (1860).
Estrella f Spanish
Spanish form of Stella 1, coinciding with the Spanish word meaning "star".
Fenella f Scottish
Form of Fionnuala used by Walter Scott for a character in his novel Peveril of the Peak (1823).
Finella f Scottish
Variant of Fenella.
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.
Hella f German, Danish
Diminutive of names beginning with Hel, such as Helga or Helena.
Idella f English
Elaboration of Ida.
Isabella f Italian, German, English, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Dutch, Romanian
Latinate form of Isabel. This name was borne by many medieval royals, including queens consort of England, France, Portugal, the Holy Roman Empire and Hungary, as well as the powerful ruling queen Isabella of Castile (properly called Isabel).... [more]
Joella f English
Feminine form of Joel.
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.
Majella f Irish
From the surname of the Italian saint Gerard Majella (1726-1755; called Gerardo Maiella in Italian), a miracle worker who is regarded as the patron saint of pregnancy and childbirth. His surname is derived from the name of the Maiella massif in Abruzzo, Italy.
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.
Mirella f Italian
Italian form of Mireille.
Nella f Italian
Short form of Antonella.
Nigella f English (Rare)
Feminine form of Nigel.
Novella f Italian
Derived from Latin novellus meaning "new, young, novel", a diminutive of novus "new". This name was borne by the 14th-century Italian scholar Novella d'Andrea, who taught law at the University of Bologna.
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, Hungarian
Dutch, Swedish and Hungarian 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 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 English
Meaning unknown, possibly an invented name. It arose in the 19th century.