What does Leola mean?
Leola /le-o-la/ [3 sylls.] 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 the previous year), Leontine, Leonie and Leone are the prominent alternative forms of Leola ranked in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its apex during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.5064%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0524%, down 89.7%), with the versions Leola, Leone, Leonie and Leona becoming less fashionable. (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.