Zella Name Meaning & Origin
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Z, Zee, Zella Bella, Bella Zella, Zell Bell, Zell, Ella, Ellie, Elle
- Meanings and history of the name Zella
Diminutive of the name Zala (archaic versions of Slavic languages) means "beautiful girl".
African-Bobangi roots, its meaning is "lacking nothing, one who knows the path."
Diminutive of Xela (Quiche, a Mayan Language of Guatemala) meaning "My mountain home."
Diminutive of Zilla (Arabic) meaning Dark or Shadow
Diminutive of Griselda (Germanic) meaning "grey battle."
Diminutive of Marcella (Latin) meaning "warlike, martial, and strong."
Feminine form of Selig (Yiddish) meaning "Blessed" or "Happy."
- Famous real-life people named Zella
Zella Day: Singer, songwriter
Zella Jackson-Price: American Gospel Singer and entertainer.
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Zella Lehr, an American singer and entertainer
Zella Russell, a well known vaudevillian star from about 1912 to the late 1940s on the Columbia circuit.
SGT. Zella Irene (Stade) Clark 1920 - 2014 served in the Royal Canadian Air Force in wartime Britain, teacher and mother of 6