Nola

First Name
23k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
654
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Nola mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Nola

"Nola" is a name of Irish origin, and it means "Fair shoulder". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

From Latin Nola.

  1. A city in Campania in Italy.
  2. Its bishopric.

From Finola, from Irish Fionnghuala. In the US, also under the influence of the male name Nolan (which see).

  1. A female given name.

    Nola was also found in the following language(s): Italian and Latin

    Notable Persons Named Nola

    Nola was born on November 22nd, 1911.

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    Nola Marino is a Member of the Australian Parliament for Forrest, Member of theAustralian ParliamentforForrest, and List of whips in the Australian House of Representatives. She has had major accomplishments since 2015. Nola was born on February 18th, 1954 in Harvey, Western Australia.

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    Nola Pender is a in the field of nursing. Nola was born on August 16th, 1941.

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    Nola was born in 1950.

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    Nola is also known as Bond and Nola Margaret.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Nola

    Aaron Nola is a baseball player for the Philadelphia Phillies. Aaron was born on June 4th, 1993 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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    Saint Paulinus of Nola was a saint. He holds the title Bishop&Confessor. Saint was born in 354 in Bordeaux. He left this life on June 22nd, 0431.

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    Saint Felix of Nola was a saint. He holds the title Priest. Saint was born in 3 in Nola. He breathed his last breath in 250.

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    Austin Nola is a baseball player for the Miami Marlins.

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    Giovanni was born in 1510 in Nola. Giovanni is also known as Nolla and Giovanni Domenico da. He died in 1592.

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    Fabrice de Nola is a in the fields of conceptual art, painting, and photography. Fabrice was born in 1964 in Messina.

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

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1880 23 23 0
    1881 32 32 0
    1882 37 37 0
    1883 30 30 0
    1884 34 34 0
    1885 39 39 0
    1886 51 51 0
    1887 55 55 0
    1888 54 54 0
    1889 69 69 0
    1890 60 60 0
    1891 78 78 0
    1892 62 62 0
    1893 90 90 0
    1894 118 118 0
    1895 111 111 0
    1896 108 108 0
    1897 74 74 0
    1898 122 122 0
    1899 106 106 0
    1900 129 129 0
    1901 93 93 0
    1902 131 131 0
    1903 131 131 0
    1904 140 140 0
    1905 127 127 0
    1906 125 125 0
    1907 142 142 0
    1908 144 144 0
    1909 172 172 0
    1910 158 158 0
    1911 168 168 0
    1912 211 211 0
    1913 205 205 0
    1914 227 227 0
    1915 320 320 0
    1916 301 301 0
    1917 307 307 0
    1918 390 390 0
    1919 343 343 0
    1920 306 306 0
    1921 324 324 0
    1922 335 335 0
    1923 312 312 0
    1924 320 320 0
    1925 279 279 0
    1926 277 268 9
    1927 361 361 0
    1928 330 330 0
    1929 328 328 0
    1930 322 322 0
    1931 300 300 0
    1932 301 301 0
    1933 281 281 0
    1934 307 307 0
    1935 286 286 0
    1936 300 300 0
    1937 294 294 0
    1938 337 337 0
    1939 273 273 0
    1940 259 259 0
    1941 279 279 0
    1942 263 263 0
    1943 291 291 0
    1944 245 245 0
    1945 231 231 0
    1946 222 222 0
    1947 252 252 0
    1948 210 210 0
    1949 223 223 0
    1950 247 247 0
    1951 249 249 0
    1952 240 240 0
    1953 255 255 0
    1954 236 236 0
    1955 195 195 0
    1956 207 207 0
    1957 158 158 0
    1958 144 144 0
    1959 252 252 0
    1960 168 168 0
    1961 155 155 0
    1962 148 148 0
    1963 118 118 0
    1964 137 137 0
    1965 92 92 0
    1966 99 99 0
    1967 65 65 0
    1968 68 68 0
    1969 80 80 0
    1970 66 66 0
    1971 69 69 0
    1972 37 37 0
    1973 33 33 0
    1974 39 39 0
    1975 40 40 0
    1976 47 47 0
    1977 65 65 0
    1978 62 62 0
    1979 58 58 0
    1980 38 38 0
    1981 52 52 0
    1982 65 65 0
    1983 61 61 0
    1984 42 42 0
    1985 34 34 0
    1986 29 29 0
    1987 38 38 0
    1988 24 24 0
    1989 37 37 0
    1990 24 24 0
    1991 25 25 0
    1992 25 25 0
    1993 32 32 0
    1994 32 32 0
    1995 29 29 0
    1996 34 34 0
    1997 36 36 0
    1998 31 31 0
    1999 37 37 0
    2000 50 50 0
    2001 44 44 0
    2002 59 59 0
    2003 80 80 0
    2004 86 86 0
    2005 104 104 0
    2006 202 202 0
    2007 256 256 0
    2008 299 299 0
    2009 280 280 0
    2010 313 313 0
    2011 292 292 0
    2012 333 333 0
    2013 349 349 0
    2014 347 347 0
    2015 368 368 0
    2016 349 349 0
    2017 374 374 0

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    Popularity of Nola as a first name

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    Popularity of Nola as a last name

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    Common last names for Nola

    • Smith
    • Jones
    • Johnson
    • Brown
    • Davis
    • Williams
    • Miller
    • Wilson
    • Moore
    • Thomas
    • White
    • Anderson
    • Taylor
    • Harris
    • Hill
    • Young

    Common first names for Nola

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Nola U.S.
      White 80.58% 64.26%
      African American 1.38% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 12.69% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.68% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 3.67% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Nola

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

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    Fun Facts about the name Nola

    • What name lists does Nola rank for?
    • How Popular is the name Nola? Nola is the 1,584th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nola was the 34,574th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Nola have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,704 babies born with the first name Nola in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nola to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nola? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 23 new born babies.
    • When was Nola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nola is Saturday, October 21st, 1865.
    • What year had the most people named Nola born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nola was in 1918 with a total of 390 babies.
    • Random Nola Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nola ranks 102nd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 13 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1929.
    • Weird things about the name Nola: Your name in reverse order is Alon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alon. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Nola? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 654 people with the last name Nola.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nola? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Nola as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k 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).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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