Meaning and Name Origin
For more information, see also the related girl name Nola.
Nolan is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#741 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Nolan and corresponding names. The only prominent varying form of Nolan (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Nola (#807 in 2014). Adoption of this girl name reached its highest during 1890-1899 and is now much lower, with the form Nola becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)