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Iola

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Iola

"Iola" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Violet". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary
  1. nominative and vocative and dative plural of íol

Notable Persons Named Iola

Iola was born on July 4th, 1977 in Lugo.

Popularity:

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 15 15 0
1881 14 14 0
1882 16 16 0
1883 13 13 0
1884 25 25 0
1885 20 20 0
1886 21 21 0
1887 26 26 0
1888 45 45 0
1889 38 38 0
1890 30 30 0
1891 36 36 0
1892 54 54 0
1893 44 44 0
1894 44 44 0
1895 48 48 0
1896 49 49 0
1897 53 53 0
1898 67 67 0
1899 46 46 0
1900 71 71 0
1901 56 56 0
1902 52 52 0
1903 68 68 0
1904 61 61 0
1905 80 80 0
1906 78 78 0
1907 169 169 0
1908 156 156 0
1909 162 162 0
1910 175 175 0
1911 125 125 0
1912 181 181 0
1913 216 216 0
1914 283 283 0
1915 289 289 0
1916 317 317 0
1917 303 303 0
1918 368 368 0
1919 268 268 0
1920 327 327 0
1921 296 296 0
1922 297 297 0
1923 229 229 0
1924 272 272 0
1925 250 250 0
1926 221 221 0
1927 228 228 0
1928 223 223 0
1929 202 202 0
1930 184 184 0
1931 164 164 0
1932 168 168 0
1933 148 148 0
1934 123 123 0
1935 152 152 0
1936 120 120 0
1937 99 99 0
1938 115 115 0
1939 95 95 0
1940 92 92 0
1941 82 82 0
1942 78 78 0
1943 67 67 0
1944 61 61 0
1945 83 83 0
1946 55 55 0
1947 58 58 0
1948 59 59 0
1949 57 57 0
1950 62 62 0
1951 49 49 0
1952 65 65 0
1953 42 42 0
1954 43 43 0
1955 45 45 0
1956 41 41 0
1957 37 37 0
1958 19 19 0
1959 34 34 0
1960 26 26 0
1961 24 24 0
1962 23 23 0
1963 13 13 0
1964 16 16 0
1965 21 21 0
1966 16 16 0
1967 15 15 0
1968 5 5 0
1969 5 5 0
1970 7 7 0
1971 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 12 12 0
1975 8 8 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 8 8 0
1978 6 6 0
1979 12 12 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 9 9 0
1982 5 5 0
1983 7 7 0
1986 8 8 0
1989 6 6 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 7 7 0
2008 5 5 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 7 7 0
2013 6 6 0
2014 7 7 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 10 10 0

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Popularity of Iola as a first name

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Popularity of Iola as a last name

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Common last names for Iola

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Jackson
  • Wilson
  • Davis
  • Harris
  • Anderson
  • Hall
  • Mitchell
  • Robinson
  • Allen
  • Lewis

Fun Facts about the name Iola

  • What name lists does Iola rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Iola? Iola is the 2,529th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Iola have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,582 babies born with the first name Iola in the United States. That's more than enough people named Iola to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Iola? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 15 new born babies.
  • When was Iola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Iola is Wednesday, September 12th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Iola born? The highest recorded use of the first name Iola was in 1918 with a total of 368 babies.
  • Random Iola Factoid: According to the 1910 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Iola ranks 67th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Montana. Imagine that, 5 babies in Montana have the same name as you in 1910.
  • Weird things about the name Iola: Your name in reverse order is Aloi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iola. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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