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Meaning and name origin

Nolan \n(o)-lan\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Nolan), is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Nolan is "champion". Surname used as given name.


Nolan has 8 variant forms: Nolana, Noland, Nolanda, Nolen, Nolene, Nolin, Nolynn and Nollan.

For more information, see also the related girl name Nola.


Nolan is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#741 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Nolan and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Nola (#807). (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Jolan, Nalani and Noelani. Like Nolan, these names are not commonly used.