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What does Jolan mean?

Jolan Pronunciation of Jolan [jolan] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Jolan is "violet flower". Middle-European form of Iolanthe. Yolanda is the most popular American form.

Associated with: greek, violet, flower.


Jolan has 7 variants: Jola, Jolaine, Jolande, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jolantha and Yolanne.

11 more different relations via Iolanthe, Yolanda: Eolande, Iola, Iolanda, Iolande, Iolanta, Jolanna, Jolanthe, Yola, Yoland, Yolande and Yolie.

Creative forms:
(female) Jonlan, Julan, ..

(male) Jocan, Joles, ..

Middle name pairings:
Jolan Jakayla (J.J.), ..

How popular is Jolan?

Jolan is a rare given name for women. Jolan is also a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Jolan (not ranked) are Yolanda (#1906 the previous year), Yolande, Yola and Iola. These relations of Jolan were popular as baby names 45 years ago (adoption of 0.15%) and are now much less widespread, with forms like Iola going out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Iola, Yola, Yolanda, Yolande in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Jolan and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Jolan is pronounced similarly to Geelan, Jaelyn, Jalaine, Jalyn, Jaylan, Jilian, Jillan, Jillane, Jillian, Joeleen, Joelin, Joeline, Joellyn, Joelynn, Jolean, Jolin, Jolleen, Jollene, Jolyn, Jolyne, Julaine, Juleen, Juliane, Juliann and Juline. Other suggested similar names are Arlan, Doran, Dowan (see Dawn), Dylan, Elan, Ellan, Jalin, Jan, Jazan, Jean, Jelani, Jilana, Joan, Joana, Joane, Joann, Joclyn, Joda, Jodean, Joeann, Joela, Johana, Joia, Jolana, Jolanda, Jolee, Jolena, Joley, Joli, Jolie, Jolina, Joly, Jolyna, Jona, Jonae, Jonay, Jorah, Jordan, Josana, Joslin, Joslyn, Jovana, Joya, Joyann, Jozlyn, Kalan, Logan, Nolan, Nollan and Rowan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jolan.

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