August 16, 2014 § Leave a comment
French version of “Ursula”, from Latin, meaning “little she-bear”.
VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
Oola, Orsola, Orsolya, Ula, Ursel, Ursela, Ursell, Ursella, Urska, Ursula, Urszula, etc.
REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
– Ursule, one of the French servants in the Lamonte household in “The Story of Little Syl”, from The Youngest Miss Lorton, and Other Stories by Nora Perry (1889).
– Ursule Molinaro (1916-2000), French artist, translator, and writer.