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What does Leola mean?

Leola Pronunciation of Leola as a girls' name has its roots in Old French and Latin, and Leola means "loyal, faithful; lion". Leola is a version of Leala (Old French). Leola is also a derivative of Leona (Latin): feminine of Leon.


ASSOCIATED WITH faithful (determined), lion


VARIANTS Lealie, Lealia

OTHER FORMS VIA LEALA, LEONA Leeona, Leeowna, Leoine, Leone, Leonia, Leonie, Leowna

(female) Lelo, ..

(male) Lele, ..

Leola Aurora (L.A.), ..

How popular is Leola?

Leola is a very prominent first name for women (#617 out of 4276, Top 14%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Leola reached its peak rank of #187 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leola name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Leola outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Leona (#511 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Leala, Leone, Leonia and Leonie are the prominent alternative forms of Leola ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Leola was common a century ago (AVERAGE #759) and is now much reduced (#1751, DOWN 92.3%), with versions such as Leona falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leola, Leala, Leona, Leone, Leonia, Leonie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Leola is alike in pronunciation to Laela, Laily, Lala, Lali, Lalia, Lalla, Lalya, Layla, Laylah, Leelah, Leila, Leilah, Lela, Lellia, Leyla, Lila, Lilah, Lilia, Lily, Loela, Lolla, Lolly, Luella, Lula and Lulu. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Adeola, Bella, Beula, Beyla, Ceila, Dela, Enola, Geela, Keala, Keila, Leana, Leasa, Lecia, Leeora, Legra, Leida, Leisa, Lenna, Leoda, Leoni, Leora, Leota, Lesha, Lesia, Lesli, Lesly, Lesya, Leta, Letha, Letoya, Levona, Lexya, Leya, Leyda, Lona, Lora, Mela, Mella, Neala, Neola, Nerola, Nola, Paola, Pella, Perla, Sela, Seula, Tekla, Yola and Zola. These names tend to be less commonly used than Leola.

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