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Meaning and Origin

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Notable Persons Named Nolen

Nolen Niu is an industrial designer. Nolen was born in 1975 in United States.

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Nolen Richardson was a baseball player. Nolen was born on January 18th, 1903 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He passed away on September 25th, 1951.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Nolen

Billy was given the name Tad Nolen on July 25th, 1970 in Los Angeles, California, United States. He died on May 24th, 2014.

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Jimmy was born on April 3rd, 1934 in Oklahoma City. He breathed his last breath on December 18th, 1983.

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John was born on June 14th, 1869 in Philadelphia. He died on February 18th, 1937.

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Luke was born in 1980.

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Stephanie Nolen is a journalist. Stephanie was born on September 3rd, 1971 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Timothy was born on July 9th, 1941.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 7 0 7
1900 5 0 5
1907 6 0 6
1909 5 0 5
1911 7 0 7
1912 6 0 6
1913 15 0 15
1914 15 0 15
1915 27 0 27
1916 28 0 28
1917 24 0 24
1918 26 0 26
1919 35 0 35
1920 35 0 35
1921 32 0 32
1922 25 0 25
1923 36 0 36
1924 36 0 36
1925 30 0 30
1926 24 0 24
1927 22 0 22
1928 19 0 19
1929 28 0 28
1930 28 0 28
1931 15 0 15
1932 26 0 26
1933 30 0 30
1934 26 0 26
1935 19 0 19
1936 12 0 12
1937 17 0 17
1938 26 0 26
1939 22 0 22
1940 23 0 23
1941 22 0 22
1942 15 0 15
1943 17 0 17
1944 20 0 20
1945 15 0 15
1946 18 0 18
1947 22 0 22
1948 21 0 21
1949 17 0 17
1950 16 0 16
1951 17 0 17
1952 20 0 20
1953 10 0 10
1954 16 0 16
1955 21 0 21
1956 22 0 22
1957 10 0 10
1958 7 0 7
1959 20 0 20
1960 6 0 6
1961 12 0 12
1962 15 0 15
1963 6 0 6
1964 9 0 9
1965 8 0 8
1966 7 0 7
1967 9 0 9
1968 16 0 16
1969 7 0 7
1970 6 0 6
1971 9 0 9
1972 6 0 6
1973 12 0 12
1975 6 0 6
1976 6 0 6
1977 9 0 9
1978 8 0 8
1979 13 0 13
1980 8 0 8
1981 19 0 19
1982 14 0 14
1983 14 0 14
1984 15 0 15
1985 13 0 13
1986 14 0 14
1987 10 0 10
1988 10 0 10
1989 14 0 14
1990 17 0 17
1991 23 0 23
1992 11 0 11
1993 21 0 21
1994 13 0 13
1995 15 0 15
1996 19 0 19
1997 24 0 24
1998 42 0 42
1999 28 0 28
2000 34 0 34
2001 45 0 45
2002 49 0 49
2003 45 0 45
2004 64 0 64
2005 58 0 58
2006 61 0 61
2007 98 0 98
2008 84 0 84
2009 109 0 109
2010 98 0 98
2011 82 0 82
2012 93 0 93
2013 79 0 79
2014 82 5 77
2015 88 0 88
2016 91 0 91
2017 72 0 72

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Popularity of Nolen as a first name

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Popularity of Nolen as a last name

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Common last names for Nolen

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Davis
  • Brown
  • Thomas

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Nolen U.S.
  White 78.19% 64.26%
  African American 16.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.59% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.17% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.10% 16.26%

Of Last Name Nolen

People with the last name Nolen are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Nolen

  • How Popular is the name Nolen? Nolen is the 5,310th most popular name of all time. As a last name Nolen was the 3,315th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Nolen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,909 babies born with the first name Nolen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Nolen to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Nolen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Nolen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Nolen is Saturday, December 25th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Nolen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Nolen was in 2009 with a total of 109 babies.
  • Random Nolen Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Nolen is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Nolen: Your name in reverse order is Nelon. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lonne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Nolen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,820 people with the last name Nolen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Nolen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Nolen as their last name.

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