Tallulah Name Meaning & Origin

Tallulah

Pronunciation: tah-LOO-lə (key)

Origin of the name Tallulah:

A Choctaw name meaning "jumping water." The name was borne by actress Tallulah Bankhead (1903 - 68).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Lula, Tula

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Nicknames for Tallulah

La La, Lulu, Lucy, Tally, Luly, Lulah, Talula, Tully, Tilly, Tula, Tal, Talli, Tallulah-bell,
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Meanings and history of the name Tallulah

Choctaw Indian "leaping water"

flowing waters

Famous real-life people named Tallulah

Tallulah Bankhead, actress
Tallulah Willis, daughter of Bruce Willis & Demi Moore
Tallulah Novogratz, one of the daughters (a twin with Bellamy) on the Bravo reality series "9 by Design" and HGTV's "Home by Novogratz"
Tallulah Hoffman (b. 2007), daughter of American actor, director, and proudcer Philip Seymour Hoffman
Tallulah Ruth Dash (b. 2008), daughter of American entrepreneur, music producer, and actor Damon Dash

Tallulah in song, story & screen

Tallulah is a character played by young Jodie Foster in Bugsy Malone (1976), a black and white musical gangster film played entirely with a child cast.

British band, Tallulah Gosh.

'Tallulah' is the name of a song by Tori Amos.
'Tallulah' is also the name of a song by Sonata Arctica

A character- starlet of the 1930's, a stage dancer, in the 2nd season of the new Doctor Who (2006)played by actress Miranda Raison.

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