What does Nolen mean?
Associated with: champion.
1 more different relation via Nolan: Noland.Creative forms:
(male) Nelen, Norlen, ..
(female) Noly, .. Middle name pairings:
Nolen Baylor (N.B.), ..
How popular is Nolen?
Nolen is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#3277 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Nolen entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1370 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is presently at #1737. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Nolen (#1737 in recent rankings) are Nolan (#71 in recent rankings) and Noland. Adoption of these forms of Nolen is at its most widespread presently (median #1269). Nolan is the longstanding favorite.
Nolen is alike in pronunciation to Nalin, Nealon, Neilan and Newlin. Other suggested similar names are Alen, Allen▼, Arlen▼, Boden▲, Bolten, Bowen▲, Colden, Collen, Colten▲, Conlen, Coren, Dalen, Emlen, Foxen, Galen▼, Glen▼, Golden▼, Goren, Halen, Holden▲, Howlen, Jalen▼, Joben, Joren, Kalen, Kolten▲, Koren, Kylen▲, Logen, Loren▼, Naren, Nelsen, Neven, Nile, Niles, Niven, Noble, Noe▲, Noel▲, Noll, Normen, Novena, Nowel, Nyles, Olen▼, Rowen▲, Rozen, Soren▲, Talen▼, Toren and Valen. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nolen.See names in meaning and etymology.