Pella Family History
Pella Name Meaning
Italian: habitational name from Pella in Novara province. Italian: possibly a shortened form of Iacopella a pet form of the personal name Iacopa feminine form of Iacopo (see Jacob ) or of Filippella a pet form of Filippa feminine form of Filippo . possibly Catalan: from old Catalan pella ‘used clothes’ perhaps a nickname for someone poorly dressed.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press