What does Lola mean?
Associated with: 19th century.
(female) Loli, Lota, ..
(male) Loli, Lolo, .. Middle name pairings:
Lola Kinlee (L.K.), ..
How popular is Lola?
Lola is a very prominent first name for females (#358 out of 4276, Top 8%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#68172 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Lola reached its top rank of #108 in the U.S. in the 1900s, and is presently at #224. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Carol (#1768 via latest list), Charlotte (#9), Dolores, Loleta, Lolita, Lolla and Louise (#1083) are the prominent related forms of Lola (#224 via latest list). Adoption of these relations of Lola was well-received 75 years ago (usage of 4.01%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.86%, down 79%). Charlotte has been the most prevalent, while forms such as Carol are now somewhat dated.
Lola is pronounced similarly to Laela, Laila▲, Laily, Laliah, Laylah▲, Leala, Lealia, Leelah, Leelia, Leila▲, Leilah, Lelah▼, Lellia, Leola▼, Leyla▲, Lila▲, Lili, Lilia▲, Lilli, Lillia, Lilly▲, Loulou, Luella▼, Lyla▲ and Lylah▲. Other suggested similar names are Ala, Ayla▲, Cala, Dola, Eila, Erla, Gila, Hala, Illa, Iola▼, Jola, Kala▼, Kyla, Lal, Leya, Liba, Lil, Lilac, Lilas, Lina, Logan▲, Loida, Lona▼, Loni, Lora▼, Lori▼, Lorra, Lou▼, Lowra, Loyda, Lyda▼, Lyra▲, Lysa, Lyza, Mela, Nila, Noela, Nola, Noola, Nowla, Nula, Paola▼, Pola, Sela, Tola, Tyla, Ulla, Xyla, Yola and Zola▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lola.See names in meaning and etymology.