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Ranked #1318


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 1 (Ranked #16951).

What does the name "Ola" mean?

Ola (Scandinavian): Ancestor's heir

The name "Ola" is of Scandinavian origin and it means "Ancestor's heir". It's a name commonly given to boys. There are 109 other names that are similar to this one.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

Your name in reverse order is "Alo". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Loa". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Ola" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Ola? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,110 babies born with the name Ola in the United States. That's more than enough Olas to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 67 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Ola" was in 1921 with a total of 755 babies.

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ola" is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 44 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of only 770 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Ola popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Ola in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the north east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Ola

Ola Norell

Ola Norell is an actor with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Ola was born in 1971 as Par Ola Norell in Tyreso, Sweden.


Past life for Ola born Dec 7, 1933

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of New Guinea approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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