What does Nolan mean?
From Nuallan. Also possibly from Uallach (Gaelic) "proud one". Surname used as given name. Baseball celebrity Nolan Ryan.
Nolan has 1 feminine form: Nola.Kreatif forms:
(male) Newlan, Nolanne, ..
(female) Nolanna, Nolanny, ..
How popular is Nolan?
Nolan is a very prominent first name for males (#597 out of 1220, Top 49%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#705 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Nolan for boys. Nolan reached its top rank of #81 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the boy name Nolan and associated names. Nolen (#1888 in 2014) and Noland are the prominent alternative forms of Nolan (#81 in 2014). These relations of Nolan were favored as birth names in 2014 (average #1323). Nolan is a constant favorite.
Nolan▲ is alike in pronunciation to Nalin, Nealon, Neilan and Newlin. Other suggested similar names are Alan▼, Allan▼, Arlan, Aslan, Boban, Calan, Caolan, Colan, Colman, Conan, Conlan, Cowan, Coyan, Dalan, Dilan▲, Doan, Dolan, Doran, Dowan, Dylan, Eilan, Elan, Faolan, Felan, Galan, Goran, Hogan, Holman, Howlan, Ilan, Jalan, Johan▲, Joran, Jovan, Kalan, Kelan, Kylan▲, Logan▲, Loman, Loran, Milan▲, Naman, Natan, Nevan, Nisan, Noah▲, Noak, Noam, Noll, Norman▼, Orlan, Roan, Roban, Rogan, Rohan▲, Roldan, Rollan, Roman▲, Ronan▲, Rowan▲, Royan, Rylan, Sohan, Toran, Wylan and Zoltan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nolan.