Lola

First Name
87k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
326
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lola

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  • A user from United Kingdom says the name Lola is of Spanish origin and means "Sorrows".
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Wiktionary

From Spanish Lola.

  1. A female given name.

Lola was also found in the following language(s): French, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Lola

Lola Kirke is an actor and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Lola was given the name Lola Clementine C Kirke on September 27th, 1990 in London.

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Lola Glaudini is an actress. She was most prominent from 1996 to 2015. Lola was born as the child of Robert Glaudini on November 24th, 1971 in Manhattan.

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Lola Falana is an actress/singer. Her career lasted from 1964 to 1997. Lola was given the name Loletha Elayne Falana on September 11th, 1942 in Camden, New Jersey.

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Lola Van Wagenen is a historian, activism, and activist. Lola was born in Provo, Utah.

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Lola Montez was a dancer, actress, lecturer, and author. Lola was given the name Eliza Rosanna Gilbert on February 17th, 1821 in Grange, Sligo, Ireland. Lola is also known as Donna Lola Montez and Maria Dolores Eliza Rosanna Gilbert. She left this life on January 17th, 1861.

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Lola Bunny is a fictional character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lola

Mama Lola is a mambo and mambo (vodou). Mama was born on January 1st, 1936 in Port-au-Prince.

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Lola is a pop rock singer, songwriter, actress, singing, and actor. They hold the title Muhabbatim". They were most active from 2002 to present. Lola was given the name Lola Yoʻldosheva on September 4th, 1985. Lola is also known as Йўлдошева, Лола (Uzbek); Юлдашева, and Лола (Russian).

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 138 138 0
1881 129 129 0
1882 174 174 0
1883 172 172 0
1884 197 197 0
1885 191 191 0
1886 191 191 0
1887 246 246 0
1888 304 304 0
1889 312 312 0
1890 346 346 0
1891 337 337 0
1892 388 388 0
1893 385 385 0
1894 407 407 0
1895 451 446 5
1896 455 450 5
1897 487 487 0
1898 534 534 0
1899 442 437 5
1900 584 584 0
1901 501 493 8
1902 572 565 7
1903 547 547 0
1904 624 624 0 #99 girl name
1905 624 624 0
1906 616 616 0
1907 639 639 0
1908 623 623 0
1909 634 634 0
1910 685 685 0
1911 718 712 6
1912 909 903 6
1913 971 965 6
1914 1,036 1,031 5
1915 1,427 1,420 7
1916 1,378 1,372 6
1917 1,493 1,493 0
1918 1,574 1,567 7
1919 1,623 1,617 6
1920 1,591 1,580 11
1921 1,548 1,540 8
1922 1,489 1,478 11
1923 1,520 1,512 8
1924 1,546 1,538 8
1925 1,479 1,470 9
1926 1,454 1,442 12
1927 1,540 1,531 9
1928 1,305 1,295 10
1929 1,274 1,268 6
1930 1,276 1,270 6
1931 1,210 1,200 10
1932 1,201 1,195 6
1933 1,129 1,123 6
1934 1,099 1,091 8
1935 956 950 6
1936 965 960 5
1937 870 865 5
1938 901 895 6
1939 847 840 7
1940 875 866 9
1941 843 836 7
1942 900 889 11
1943 831 825 6
1944 831 825 6
1945 689 689 0
1946 699 699 0
1947 710 710 0
1948 664 664 0
1949 620 620 0
1950 630 630 0
1951 651 651 0
1952 618 618 0
1953 533 533 0
1954 557 557 0
1955 633 633 0
1956 518 518 0
1957 484 484 0
1958 432 432 0
1959 485 485 0
1960 412 412 0
1961 399 399 0
1962 340 340 0
1963 327 327 0
1964 336 336 0
1965 278 278 0
1966 228 228 0
1967 187 187 0
1968 186 186 0
1969 172 172 0
1970 170 170 0
1971 180 180 0
1972 155 155 0
1973 159 159 0
1974 154 154 0
1975 152 152 0
1976 200 200 0
1977 132 132 0
1978 152 152 0
1979 136 136 0
1980 151 151 0
1981 105 105 0
1982 109 109 0
1983 83 83 0
1984 67 67 0
1985 68 68 0
1986 66 66 0
1987 74 74 0
1988 73 73 0
1989 57 57 0
1990 70 70 0
1991 47 47 0
1992 51 51 0
1993 31 31 0
1994 40 40 0
1995 45 45 0
1996 40 40 0
1997 68 68 0
1998 63 63 0
1999 71 71 0
2000 145 145 0
2001 182 182 0
2002 321 321 0
2003 436 436 0
2004 555 555 0
2005 843 843 0
2006 1,196 1,196 0
2007 1,261 1,261 0
2008 1,410 1,410 0
2009 1,463 1,463 0
2010 1,473 1,473 0
2011 1,313 1,313 0
2012 1,381 1,381 0
2013 1,492 1,492 0
2014 1,387 1,387 0
2015 1,452 1,452 0
2016 1,377 1,377 0
2017 1,323 1,323 0

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Popularity of Lola as a first name

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Popularity of Lola as a last name

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Common last names for Lola

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lola U.S.
  White 33.74% 64.26%
  African American 6.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.45% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 11.35% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.52% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 40.49% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lola

People with the last name Lola are most frequently White, American Indian and Alaska Native, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Lola

  • What name lists does Lola rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lola? Lola is the 704th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lola was the 61,585th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lola have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,311 babies born with the first name Lola in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lola to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lola? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 138 new born babies.
  • When was Lola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lola is Thursday, April 11th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Lola born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lola was in 1919 with a total of 1,617 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lola!
  • Random Lola Factoid: According to the 1911 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lola ranks 47th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 50 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1911.
  • Weird things about the name Lola: Your name in reverse order is Alol. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Allo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lola? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 326 people with the last name Lola.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lola? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lola as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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