The name Yella is mostly used for girls. It has a Germanic meaning and the meaning of Yella is 'sympathy' or 'compassion.' The name Yeliz is traceable to Greek origin and regarded as the short form of 'Gabriella,' the feminine spelling of 'Gabriel,' which means 'God is my strength.' In recent years, the name Yella has been adopted as a nickname in the United States. The nickname has been used by some famous personalities, including DJ Yella, otherwise known as Antoine Carraby, who is not only an American producer and rapper but also a movie director; Yella Breezy, otherwise known as Markies Cornway, who is also an American rapper born in Texas. Also, the variant of the name Ella appears to be the most popular today. Among the personalities with the variant is Ella Henderson, a hip-hop singer who first had her break in the 2012 X Factor edition. Ella Anderson, an American actress who featured on the TV series Henry Danger, is also a notable person with the name. The variant Ella has also been adopted as a movie name, 'Ella Enchanted.' Ella has also been featured in different movies as a fictional character. Ella was the major character in the 2015 'Cinderella' movie.