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pinWhat does Nolan mean?

Nolan /no-lan/ as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Nolan) is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Nolan is "champion". Surname used as given name.


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

Affiliated girl name: Nola.

Kreatif forms: Nalan, Nolanna, Nolannu. [more]

pinHow popular is Nolan?

Nolan is a rare given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#705 out of 150436, 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 (not ranked) is Nola (#807 in 2014). Adoption of this relation of Nolan reached its highest during the years 1890-1899 (adoption of 0.71%) and is now much lower (adoption 0.19%, 73%), with Nola becoming less trendy. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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Nolan is pronounced similarly to Noeleen, Noelene, Noeline and Noelynn. Other suggested similar baby names are Doran, Dowan, Elan, Ellan, Joan, Jolan, Jolean, Kalan, Logan, Nalani, Nan, Nela, Neola, Nila, Niran, Noa, Noelani, Nona, Noola, Nora, Nova, Nowla, Nula, Nyla and Rowan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Nolan.