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Meaning of the name NolaMeaning of the name Nola

[ 2 syll. no-la, nol-a ] The baby girl name Nola is pronounced NOW-Laa- †. Nola has its origins in the English, Latin, Celtic, and African-Mende languages. It is used largely in English, Irish, Italian, and Mende. From Celtic roots, its meaning is 'descendant of Nualláin' - in this context, Nola can be used in the English, Irish, and Italian languages. It is derived from the word nuall with the meaning 'famous, champion, chariot-fighter'. The first name was possibly invented as a feminine variant of Nolan. Among English speakers, the name is most regularly used in Australia.

In addition, Nola is a shortening of the English, Irish, and Scottish Finola in the English, Irish, and Italian languages and a form of the English, Irish, and Scottish Fenella in the English, Irish, and Italian languages.

Nola is also a shortening of the English, Irish, and Scottish Finola in the English, Irish, and Italian languages and a form of the Irish, English, and Gaelic Fionnuala in the English language.

Nola is also a form of the English Magnolia.

Nola is also a form of the Mende Nilla.

Nola is also a form of the English, German, and Italian Olivia in the English language.

Nola is the feminine form of the English and Irish Nolan.

Nola has 18 forms. Forms of the name include Nolah, Nolana, Noleen, Nolena, Nolene, Noli, Nolie, Nolina, Nolla, Nollah, Noola, Noolla, Nowla, Nuala, Nualla, Nuallan, Nula, and Nulla.

Nola is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1904, 0.048% of baby girls were named Nola. It had a ranking of #265 then. The baby name has suffered a substantial drop in popularity since then, and is used only on an infrequent scale today. In 2012, out of the family of girl names directly related to Nola, Olivia was the most popular.

Baby names that sound like Nola include Nachell, Nahal, Nahla, Nahlah, Najlah, Nala, Nalah, Nalia, Nalla, Nallah, Nalo, Naola, Nawal, Nawall, Nawalle, Nayla, Naylah, Neala, Neali, and Nealie.

† Pronunciation for Nola: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

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