Meaning and name origin
Lolita \l(o)-li-ta\ as a girl's name. Diminutive of Lola (Spanish) "sorrows". Made famous by Vladimir Nabokov's 1958 novel about a young nymphet who had a much older admirer. Because of this, the name has become a generic term for a sexually precocious young girl.
Lolita is a very popular first name for females (#969 out of 4276, Top 23%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lolita for girls. Lolita reached its highest rank of #627 in the U.S. in 1960-1969 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lolita and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Charlotte (#10), Lola (#236), Louise, Lolita, Dolores and Carol. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).