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Ola

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2k Ole (Scandinavian)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 67 67 0
1881 98 90 8
1882 113 113 0
1883 126 126 0
1884 129 121 8
1885 139 139 0
1886 193 186 7
1887 175 170 5
1888 208 200 8
1889 219 209 10
1890 246 239 7
1891 219 219 0
1892 259 259 0
1893 264 264 0
1894 270 264 6
1895 261 261 0
1896 282 273 9
1897 271 266 5
1898 327 327 0
1899 286 280 6
1900 357 352 5
1901 331 324 7
1902 367 362 5
1903 309 309 0
1904 335 335 0
1905 352 344 8
1906 341 341 0
1907 360 350 10
1908 375 368 7
1909 325 325 0
1910 432 422 10
1911 364 364 0
1912 517 509 8
1913 483 471 12
1914 586 571 15
1915 634 611 23
1916 694 672 22
1917 738 723 15
1918 704 689 15
1919 758 735 23
1920 772 748 24
1921 770 755 15
1922 719 698 21
1923 646 631 15
1924 695 679 16
1925 686 678 8
1926 631 617 14
1927 646 630 16
1928 548 527 21
1929 533 522 11
1930 544 529 15
1931 476 460 16
1932 509 497 12
1933 425 415 10
1934 452 444 8
1935 416 408 8
1936 388 375 13
1937 375 364 11
1938 334 324 10
1939 344 337 7
1940 354 348 6
1941 319 308 11
1942 293 293 0
1943 343 335 8
1944 309 300 9
1945 242 242 0
1946 258 252 6
1947 279 279 0
1948 241 232 9
1949 239 239 0
1950 221 216 5
1951 200 194 6
1952 204 204 0
1953 175 169 6
1954 172 167 5
1955 130 130 0
1956 122 122 0
1957 109 109 0
1958 103 103 0
1959 108 108 0
1960 75 75 0
1961 89 89 0
1962 72 72 0
1963 58 58 0
1964 47 47 0
1965 36 36 0
1966 48 48 0
1967 27 27 0
1968 31 31 0
1969 25 25 0
1970 39 33 6
1971 23 23 0
1972 28 28 0
1973 37 37 0
1974 25 25 0
1975 23 23 0
1976 23 16 7
1977 23 23 0
1978 20 20 0
1979 18 18 0
1980 23 18 5
1981 15 15 0
1982 30 30 0
1983 23 23 0
1984 29 29 0
1985 15 15 0
1986 22 22 0
1987 12 12 0
1988 22 22 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 10 10 0
1991 11 11 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 14 14 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 10 10 0
1997 12 12 0
1998 15 15 0
1999 16 16 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 12 12 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 10 10 0
2004 13 13 0
2005 11 11 0
2006 15 15 0
2007 8 8 0
2008 15 15 0
2009 5 5 0
2010 9 9 0
2011 14 14 0
2012 6 6 0
2013 9 9 0
2014 9 9 0
2015 17 17 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Ola baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,128 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 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Ola" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 87 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1918. Across the entire United States a total of 704 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Ola popular?

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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.

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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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Other Inspirations for the Name Ola

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Ola Englund
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Ola Hallengren
Ola K Ase
Ola Rapace
Ola Toivonen
Ola Dc

Alternative Meanings

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

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 "Alo". 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 May 28, 1950

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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 Northern Japan approximately on 1575. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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