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587
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since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yola

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  • A submission from Bosnia and Herzegovina says the name Yola means "Be happy, happiness" and is of Xhosa-African origin.
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  1. (US, slang, California) cocaine

yola was also found in the following language(s): Spanish and Yola

Notable Persons Named Yola

Yola Davril was a film actress. She was most prominent from 1925 to 1953. Yola was born on April 8th, 1907 in Lille. She left this life on March 2nd, 1984.

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Yola Ramírez is a tennis player. Yola was born on March 1st, 1935 in Mexico City.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 5 5 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 6 6 0
1911 10 10 0
1912 15 15 0
1913 11 11 0
1914 19 19 0
1915 32 32 0
1916 28 28 0
1917 16 16 0
1918 17 17 0
1919 23 23 0
1920 20 20 0
1921 24 24 0
1922 24 24 0
1923 26 26 0
1924 27 27 0
1925 29 29 0
1926 17 17 0
1927 28 28 0
1928 27 27 0
1929 16 16 0
1930 21 21 0
1931 20 20 0
1932 16 16 0
1933 10 10 0
1934 9 9 0
1935 6 6 0
1936 6 6 0
1937 10 10 0
1945 5 5 0
1946 6 6 0
1947 10 10 0
1949 7 7 0
1952 5 5 0
1959 10 10 0
1967 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1980 5 5 0
1983 6 6 0

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Popularity of Yola as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Yola

  • How Popular is the name Yola? Yola is the 14,762nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yola have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 587 babies born with the first name Yola in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yola to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yola? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yola first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yola is Sunday, August 6th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Yola born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yola was in 1915 with a total of 32 babies.
  • Random Yola Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yola is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Yola: Your name in reverse order is Aloy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yola. How do you pronounce that?

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