Ursula

Ursula - A very unique female name



  Jan 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Ursula, meaning little female bear, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #522. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Ursula and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Ursula? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Ursula. The baby girl name Ursula was given to 11 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3909 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 128,477 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Ursula peaked in popularity 50 years ago in 1967 on position 477.



Famous with this name

Ursula Andress
Ursula Karven
Ursula Gaussmann


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Ursula is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Ursula is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,145 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,145.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Ursula is where you live.


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Ursula origin and meaning

Ursula is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means little female bear. To see famous people named Ursula, pop culture references for the name Ursula and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Ursula

We've found the following names that sound similar to Ursula, sorted by popularity.


Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123909
20115703
20105754
20094604
20073878
20064991
20045677
20033288
20013075
20002601
19993074
19982111
19973243
19964062
19952365
19942405
19932442
19922192
19911885
19901564
19891326
19881251
19871250
19861111
19851115
19841076
1983992
1982969
1981911
1980934
1979846
1978835
1977700
1976682
1975597
1974591
1973541
1972490
1971491
1970554
1969498
1968513
1967477
1966493
1965505
1964690
1963737
1962723
1961757
1960959
1959929
1958960
1957935
1956831
1955791
1954904
19531052
1952960
1951988
19501044
19491213
19481117
1947919
19461001
1945976
1944774
1943903
1942811
1941714
1940737
1939654
1938663
1937658
1936597
1935624
1934598
1933557
1932679
1931661
1930567
1929635
1928639
1927636
1926662
1925653
1924613
1923588
1922582
1921629
1920580
1919606
1918600
1917614
1916598
1915565
1914530
1913505
1912534
1911528
1910522

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2145

Even more about Ursula


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Ursula a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Ursula?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1967
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Ursula
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 128,477
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +11

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