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Name for 13th March

Alula

Alula is a girls name, its origins are Latin or Arabic.

In Latin it means ‘winged one,’ in Arabic it means ‘the first one/first leap.

Nicknames: Lu, Lula, Aly.

The alula is the freely moving first digit, a bird’s “thumb,” and is typically covered with three to five small feathers, with the exact number depending on the species. (Wikipedia)

Sources

The Best Baby Name Book by Louise Nicholson

http://nameberry.com/babyname/Alula

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alula

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