Ursala

The Meaning & Origin of the Name Ursala

Ursala is a Greek girl name, which has 6 letters.

Ursala is a Latin name meaning "little bear." It is also seen as a variant of the name Ursula, which is derived from the Latin ursa, meaning "bear."

Pronuncation ur-SAH-luh

Alternate Meaning Little bear

Origin or Current Usage Greek

Gender F

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Detailed Information About The Name Ursala

Ursala is a feminine given name with Germanic origins. It is believed to have derived from the Germanic element "urs," meaning "bear," combined with "hild," meaning "battle." As such, the name Ursala carries a strong and unique meaning, "battle bear" or "she-bear." It is worth noting that Ursala is a variant spelling of the more commonly known name "Ursula." The name Ursala has been in use for centuries and can be found in various cultures and countries around the world.

Ursala has a rich history and cultural significance. In ancient Roman mythology, Ursula was the name of a legendary British princess who, along with her eleven thousand virginal handmaidens, was martyred by the Huns. This association with the legend gave the name a sense of strength, courage, and resilience.

The name Ursala gained further popularity in English-speaking countries through the influence of Shakespeare's play "Much Ado About Nothing," where the character Ursula is a witty and loyal waiting-gentlewoman. In more recent times, the name Ursala has been used by various notable figures, including Ursala Burns, the first African-American woman to lead a Fortune 500 company.

People with the name Ursala are often described as intelligent, independent, and compassionate. They possess a natural ability to lead and inspire others. Ursalas are known for their fierce determination and unwavering loyalty towards their loved ones. They are empathetic listeners and excel in various professions such as teaching, counseling, and social work.

In conclusion, Ursala is a powerful and meaningful name that is rooted in history and mythology. It represents strength, courage, and resilience, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking a unique and impactful name for their child.

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