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What does Enola mean?

Enola Pronunciation of Enola [eno-la] as a girls' name. Modern coinage of uncertain origin. Possibly the reversal in spelling of the word alone. The name was made known in 1945 in the form Enola Gay as the name of the plane that carried the atom bomb dropped on Hiroshima. The plane was named after the pilot's mother.

Associated with: modern.


Creative forms:
(female) Ebola, Enolia, ..

(male) Enoel, Enoeli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Enola Hana (E.H.), ..

How popular is Enola?

Enola is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2426 out of 4276, Top 57%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Enola reached its apex rank of #866 in the U.S. in the 1910s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Enola name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Enola outside U.S.

Similar Names

Enola is alike in pronunciation to Analia, Anela, Aniela, Onella and Winola. Other recommended names are Adola, Agnola, Angla, Dola, Earla, Eila, Ela, Ella, Elnora, Elona, Elora, Emila, Ena, Enaya, Enda, Ennya, Enora, Enya, Enza, Erla, Eula, Finola, Iola, Izola, Jola, Leola, Lola, Neola, Nola, Noola, Paola, Pola, Tola, Viola, Yola and Zola. These names tend to be less commonly used than Enola.

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