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What does Pola mean?

Pola Pronunciation of Pola [po-la] as a girls' name is pronounced POH-lah. It is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Pola is "poppy". Short form of Amapola.

Affiliated girl name: Paula.

Associated with: arabic.


2 related forms via Amapola: Ama and Poli.

Creative forms:
(female) Porla, Prola, ..

(male) Polan, Poley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pola Marlene (P.M.), ..

How popular is Pola?

Pola is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#41722 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Pola (not in Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Paula (#889 in 2015) and Ama. These relations of Pola were favored as birth names 7 decades ago (average #1023) and are now much less popular, with the version Paula becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ama, Paula in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Pola is alike in pronunciation to Pali, Paola, Pauli, Paulla, Pauly, Pelia, Peliah, Pella, Pollee, Polley, Polli, Pollie and Polly. Other recommended names are Ala, Alla, Ayla, Cala, Cela, Dela, Dola, Eila, Ela, Eula, Fila, Gala, Gila, Hala, Ila, Illa, Iola, Isla, Joela, Jola, Kyla, Lala, Lela, Lila, Loela, Lola, Lolla, Lula, Mala, Mela, Myla, Neola, Noela, Nola, Noola, Nyla, Ola, Olla, Orla, Oula, Palma, Pama, Paza, Pepa, Pera, Peta, Phila, Pilar, Pima, Polina, Poll, Posy, Sela, Sula, Tola, Ula, Ulla, Vala, Viola, Xyla, Yola and Zola. These names tend to be more commonly used than Pola.