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Nolan meaning and name origin

Nolan \n(o)-lan\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Nolan), is pronounced NOH-lan. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Nolan is "champion". From Nuallan. Also possibly from Uallach (Gaelic) "proud one". Surname used as given name. Baseball celebrity Nolan Ryan.

Nolan has 5 variant forms: Noland, Nolen, Nolin, Nollan and Nolyn.

Baby names that sound like Nolan are Nolyn, Nollan, Nolin and Nolen.

Popularity of Nolan

Nolan is a very popular first name for men (#597 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#741 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Nolan
Popularity of Nolan