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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kola

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
Same as Cola Cola nut.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A Chadic language spoken south of Lake Chad
  2. Tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine; source of cola extract
  1. A tree, genus Cola, bearing large brown nuts containing source of cola extract.
  2. A nut of this tree.

kola was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Finnish, Icelandic, Lakota, Latvian, Serbo-Croatian, Swedish, and Turkish

Notable Persons Named Kola

Kola was born on October 20th, 1969 in Lagos.


Kola Bhaskar is a film editing and film editor. Kola was born in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, India.


Kola was born on January 16th, 1903 in Kutaisi. Kola is also known as Kwariani and Nicholas. He passed away in 1980.


Kola was born on May 2nd, 1929. He left this life on December 21st, 1993.


Kola was born in 1925. He breathed his last breath in 1973.


Kola Ogunkoya is a musician. Kola was born on August 20th, 1967 in Owerri.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Kola

Vashtie Kola is a promoter (entertainment), music video director, disc jockey, party promoter, and dj. She was most active from 1999 to present. Vashtie was born Vashtie Kola in 23 in , U.S.


Bledar Kola is a soccer player for the Besëlidhja Lezhë, FK Partizani Tirana, KF Elbasani, Panargiakos F.C., Apollon Smyrni F.C., Panathinaikos F.C., AEK Athens F.C., Kallithea F.C., and Albania national football team. Bledar was born on August 1st, 1972 in Mirditë District.


Rodgers Kola is a soccer player for the Veria F.C., Zanaco F.C., Lamontville Golden Arrows F.C., Hapoel Bnei Lod F.C., Hapoel Rishon LeZion F.C., F.C. Ironi Ashdod, K.A.A. Gent, Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona F.C., and Zambia national football team. Rodgers was born on July 4th, 1989 in Lusaka.


Agustin Kola is a soccer player for the KF Tirana, Egaleo F.C., and Albania national football team. Agustin was born on May 10th, 1959 in Albania.


She holds the title Miss Universe Albania 2003 and Miss Universe Albania2003. Denisa was born Denisa Kola in 1982 in Peshkopi.


Aristidh was born on July 8th, 1944 in Thebes, Greece. They died on October 1st, 2000.


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Popularity of Kola as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kola U.S.
  White 66.45% 64.26%
  African American 6.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 23.40% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.47% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kola

People with the last name Kola are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kola

  • How Popular is the name Kola? As a last name Kola was the 36,585th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Kola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Kola is Thursday, May 8th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Kola? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Kola. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Kola: Your name in reverse order is Alok. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Kloa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kola? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 611 people with the last name Kola.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kola? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Kola as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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