What does Lolita mean?
Lolita \l(o)-li-ta\ as a girls' 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 women (#969 out of 4276, Top 23%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Lolita for girls. Lolita was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #627 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Lolita and related names. Charlotte (#10 the previous year), Lola (#236), Louise, Dolores and Carol are the popular related forms of Lolita appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during the years 1930-1939 (usage of 0.7993%) and is now much less (usage 0.2923%, down 63.4%), with the versions Carol, Dolores, Lolita and Louise becoming less in vogue. Charlotte (#10) and Lola (#236) are two of the more fashionable girl names here, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for both names. (2014 Birth Statistics)