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30k
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since 1880

Ola

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Scandinavian
  • Meaning: Ancestor's heir
  • #1318 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
2k Ole (Scandinavian)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188067670
188198908
18821131130
18831261260
18841291218
18851391390
18861931867
18871751705
18882082008
188921920910
18902462397
18912192190
18922592590
18932642640
18942702646
18952612610
18962822739
18972712665
18983273270
18992862806
19003573525
19013313247
19023673625
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19043353350
19053523448
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191458657115
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191870468915
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192077274824
192177075515
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192764663016
192854752621
192953452311
193054452915
193147545916
193251049812
193342541510
19344524448
19354164088
193638837513
193737536411
193833432410
19393443377
19403533476
194131930811
19422942940
19433433358
19443082999
19452432430
19462582526
19472792790
19482412329
19492392390
19502212165
19512001946
19522032030
19531751696
19541721675
19551301300
19561221220
19571101100
19581031030
19591081080
196075750
196189890
196272720
196358580
196447470
196536360
196648480
196727270
196831310
196925250
197039336
197123230
197228280
197337370
197425250
197523230
197623167
197723230
197820200
197918180
198023185
198115150
198230300
198323230
198429290
198515150
198621210
198712120
198822220
198915150
199010100
199111110
199212120
199314140
199420200
199510100
199610100
199712120
199815150
199916160
200017170
200112120
200211110
200310100
200413130
200511110
200615150
2007880
200815150
2009550
2010990
201114140
2012660
2013990
2014990

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ola" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 44 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1911. Across the entire United States a total of 364 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Ola" mean? The list below shows the origins of Ola as well as things modernly associated with the name Ola such as celebrities named Ola.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Ola

The name "Ola" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "Ancestor's heir". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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.

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Alternative Meanings

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for lively, your life is full of energy!

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Ola born Nov 24, 1970

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Name poster for Ola

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