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Lolita 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.

For more information, see also related names Carol, Charlotte, Dolores and Louise.

Lolita is also pronounced similarly to Lalita, Lillita, Loleta, Loletta and Lulita. Other suggested similar baby names are Lilith and Lorita.

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Popularity of Lolita

Lolita is a very popular first name for females (#969 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lolita name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lolita with similar and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Lolita name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Lolita outside U.S.