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pinWhat does Nola mean?

Nola /no-la/ as a girls' name is pronounced NO-lah. Short form of Fionnula (Irish, Gaelic) "white shoulder". Not related to Nolan.


Nola has 1 variant: Nowla.

Affiliated girl names: Magnolia and Nuala.

Nola has 16 more related forms via Fionnula, Nolan: Fenella, Finella, Finola, Finuala, Fionnuala, Fionnualagh, Fionola, Nolana, Noland, Nolanda, Nolen, Nolene, Nolin, Nollan, Nolynn and Nuala.

Kreatif forms: Nala, Norla. [more]

pinHow popular is Nola?

Nola is a very popular first name for females (#724 out of 4276, Top 17%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#31738 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Nola for girls. Nola reached its highest position of #290 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, and is at #807 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nola name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nola outside U.S.

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Nola and corresponding names. Magnolia (#831 2 years ago) is the only other popular alternative form of Nola (#807 2 years ago) appearing in the Top 1000. Adoption of these relations of Nola reached its highest during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.56%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.181%, 67.7% less). (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Nola, Magnolia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Nola and related baby names outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Nola is alike in pronunciation to Naila, Nalea, Neala, Neila, Nela, Nelia, Nella, Neola, Nila, Noela, Noella, Noola, Nula, Nyla and Nylah. Other suggested similar baby names are Dola, Iola, Jola, Lola, Nel, Nell, Noa, Noel, Noele, Noell, Nona, Nora, Nova, Pola, Tola, Yola and Zola. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nola.