Origin:Native American
Meaning:leaping water
Tallulah is a girl’s name of Native American origin. Known as the Choctaw word for “leaping water,” the name Tallulah was inspired by the charming town of Tallulah Falls, Georgia, which is surrounded by lush green landscapes and waterfalls. Such a rhythmic and lively sounding name, it’s no wonder that Tallulah has been name-dropped in hit songs. Tallulah’s presence in pop culture and its significance among Native American peoples makes this name something to be deeply proud of for baby and parent alike.
  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 291

  • WordSense, Tallulah

  • Behind the Name, Tallulah, October 2012

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