Jolene

First Name
31k
in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jolene

"Jolene" is a name of American origin, and it means "Combination of Jo and Eileen". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

A 20th century coinage from Jo-, as in Joanne or Josephine, and -lene, as in Marlene, Charlene, etc.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Jolene

Jolene Blalock is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1998. Jolene was born on March 5th, 1975 in San Diego, California, U.S. Jolene is also known as Jolene Rapino.

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Jolene Purdy is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Jolene was given the name Jolene Aiko Purdy on December 9th, 1983 in Redondo Beach, California.

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Jolene was born on September 17th, 1980 in London, Ontario.

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Jolene Anderson is an actress. Jolene was born on May 26th, 1980 in Kempsey, New South Wales, Australia.

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Jolene was born on July 31st, 1934.

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Jolene Unsoeld is a congressman. She was most active from 1989 to 1995. Jolene was born on December 3rd, 1931 in Corvallis, Oregon.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1918 7 7 0
1919 7 7 0
1920 9 9 0
1921 7 7 0
1922 7 7 0
1923 6 6 0
1924 15 15 0
1925 15 15 0
1926 28 28 0
1927 25 25 0
1928 56 56 0
1929 58 58 0
1930 49 49 0
1931 54 54 0
1932 70 70 0
1933 84 84 0
1934 86 86 0
1935 93 93 0
1936 83 83 0
1937 137 137 0
1938 160 160 0
1939 184 184 0
1940 186 186 0
1941 214 214 0
1942 223 223 0
1943 180 180 0
1944 204 204 0
1945 193 193 0
1946 250 250 0
1947 303 303 0
1948 283 283 0
1949 310 310 0
1950 352 352 0
1951 389 389 0
1952 378 378 0
1953 376 376 0
1954 491 491 0
1955 530 530 0
1956 494 494 0
1957 609 609 0
1958 626 626 0
1959 573 573 0
1960 522 522 0
1961 650 650 0
1962 584 584 0
1963 533 533 0
1964 479 479 0
1965 451 451 0
1966 436 436 0
1967 388 388 0
1968 382 382 0
1969 365 365 0
1970 383 383 0
1971 321 321 0
1972 266 266 0
1973 293 293 0
1974 1,059 1,052 7
1975 1,004 999 5
1976 765 765 0
1977 739 739 0
1978 632 632 0
1979 567 567 0
1980 719 719 0
1981 757 757 0
1982 769 769 0
1983 674 674 0
1984 545 545 0
1985 448 448 0
1986 368 368 0
1987 355 355 0
1988 388 388 0
1989 275 275 0
1990 253 253 0
1991 234 234 0
1992 176 176 0
1993 207 207 0
1994 162 162 0
1995 159 159 0
1996 154 154 0
1997 160 160 0
1998 147 147 0
1999 129 129 0
2000 149 149 0
2001 169 169 0
2002 181 181 0
2003 185 185 0
2004 222 222 0
2005 193 193 0
2006 204 204 0
2007 192 192 0
2008 228 228 0
2009 238 238 0
2010 263 263 0
2011 282 282 0
2012 297 297 0
2013 275 275 0
2014 388 388 0
2015 382 382 0
2016 540 540 0

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Popularity of Jolene as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jolene

  • How Popular is the name Jolene? Jolene is the 1,339th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jolene have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 30,690 babies born with the first name Jolene in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jolene to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jolene? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Jolene first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jolene is Wednesday, July 17th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Jolene born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jolene was in 1974 with a total of 1,052 babies. That's a lot of babies named Jolene!
  • Random Jolene Factoid: According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jolene ranks 74th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 34 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1951.
  • Weird things about the name Jolene: Your name in reverse order is Eneloj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oenelj. How do you pronounce that?

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