Meaning and name origin
Leola \le(o)-la\ as a girl's name is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Leola is "loyal, faithful; lion". Leola is a variant of Leala (Old French). Also a variant of Leona (Latin): feminine of Leon.
Leola is a very popular first name for females (#617 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Leola for girls. Leola reached its highest rank of #216 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Leola and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Leona (#738) and Leola. (2014 statistics).
Leola▼ is also pronounced similarly to Laela, Laila▲, Lala, Lalla, Layla▲, Leela, Leelah, Leelia, Leila▲, Leilah, Lela▼, Lelah▼, Lelia▼, Lellia, Leyla▲, Lila▲, Lilla▼, Loela, Loella, Lola▲, Lolla, Luella▼, Lula▼ and Lyla▲. Other suggested similar baby names are Leoda, Leora▼, Leota▼ and Neola. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leola.