Bula Family History
Bula Name Meaning
Czech, Slovak, and Polish: nickname for a fat man, from bula (Polish bula) ‘hard roll’, ‘large roll of wheaten bread’. As a Polish name it may also be from bula ‘bruise’. This name is also well established in German-speaking areas. Ukrainian: nickname from bulya ‘potato’. Spanish (Mexico, Argentina): unexplained.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press