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Origin of the name APALA.
Etymology of the name APALA.
Meaning of the baby name APALA.


APALA.  m.  Native American name, derived from the Muskogeh word apala, meaning "the great sea" or "the great ocean."  The tribe applied this name to the king of England. (The Historical Magazine, v.6, 1862) 

APALA.  f.  Feminine form of Basque Apal (q.v.), meaning "humble."  It is also a Basque word for the mantle over a fire-place.

Apala, g. planchette sur la cheminée sur laquelle on pose des plats. (Dictionnaire Francais-Basque, M.H.L. Fabre, 1870)

APALA.  f.  Hindu name derived from the Mara'thi word apalá, meaning "oneself." (Journal of the Bombay Royal Asiatic Society, v.4, 1853)

    In Hindu folklore, Apala is a nymph who suffers from a terrible skin disease.  In the legend of Brihaddevata, Apala asks of Indra to make her a magnificent and perfect skin.  Indra passes over her with the wheels, the car, and the helm three times, and by these means succeeds in removing her skin disease which had covered her... (Folk-lore Record, Folklore Society, vol.3-pt.1, 1880)


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