Tahlulah Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Tallulah:
A Choctaw name meaning "jumping water." The name was borne by actress Tallulah Bankhead (1903 - 68).
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Native American Indian meaning 'Water', 'Leaping Water', 'Abundance'.
Irish, Anglicized variation of Tuilelaith meaning 'Princess, lady'
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Lula, Lulah, Lu, Lulu, Tully,
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Tallulah \t(a)-llu-lah\ as a girl's name is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Tallulah is "leaping water". Related to the Choctaw word for water, "oka". The Choctaws lived near the Tallulah waterfall, which derives its name from the Hitchiti (Creek) Indian word for "town". The name also possibly derives from a Gaelic name meaning "fruitful woman". Actress Tallulah Bankhead (20th century), was raised in the American South not far from Georgia's Tallulah Falls. The name had been in her family for a while, and she was named after her paternal grandmother.
Original Gaelic spelling of Talulla. Irish, from tuile "abundance" and flaith "princess, lady"
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