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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.

Associated with: faithful (determined), lion


Leola has 2 variants: Lealia and Lealie.

Leola has 7 more different relations via Leala, Leona: Leeona, Leeowna, Leoine, Leone, Leonia, Leonie and Leowna.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Lelo, Lexola, ..

(male) Lele, Leole, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the birth name history of Leola for girls. Leola reached its peak rank of #187 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the history of the girl name Leola and associated names. Leona (#738 from current records), Leonie, Leonia, Leone and Leala are the prominent alternative forms of Leola ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Leola was common a century ago (average #759) and is now much reduced (#1789, down 95.2%), with versions such as Leona falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leola, Leala, Leona, Leone, Leonia, Leonie in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Leola is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Laily, Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lalya, Layla, Laylah, Leelah, Leila, Leilah, Lela, Lellia, Leyla, Lila, Lilah, Lilia, Lily, Loela, Lolla, Lolly, Luella, Lula and Lulu. Other suggested similar names are Adeola, Bella, Beula, Beyla, Ceila, Dela, Enola, Geela, Keala, Keila, Leana, Leasa, Lecia, Leeora, Legra, Leida, Leisa, Lenna, Leoda, Leoni, Leora, Leota, Lesha, Lesia, Lesli, Lesly, Lesya, Leta, Letha, Letoya, Levona, Lexya, Leya, Leyda, Lona, Lora, Mela, Mella, Neala, Neola, Nerola, Nola, Paola, Pella, Perla, Sela, Seula, Tekla, Yola and Zola. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leola.