What does Leola mean?
Leola /le-o-la/ as a girls' name. Leola's roots are Old French and Latin, and Leola means "loyal, faithful; lion". Leola is a version of Leala (Old French) with the suffix -ola. Leola is also a derivative of Leona (Latin): feminine of Leon.
How popular is Leola?
Leola is a very prominent first name for women (#617 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Leola for girls. Leola reached its peak rank of #216 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Leola and associated names. Leona (#738 2 years ago), Leontine, Leonie and Leone are the prominent alternative forms of Leola ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these relations of Leola was common during the years 1890-1899 (average #493) and is now much reduced (#947, down 89.7%). (2014 Birth Statistics)
Leola▼ is alike in pronunciation 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.