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What does Nola mean?

Meaning of the name NolaFinolaNowlaNualaNulaNuallaFionnualaNoleneNullaNuallanNolanaFenellaNollahNoollaNolenaNollaNoolaNolahNolieNoliNolinaNoleen

[ 2 syll. no-la, nol-a ] The baby girl name Nola is pronounced NOW-Laa- †. Nola has its origins in the English, African-Mende, Celtic, and Latin 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.

See also the related categories, champion (warrior), mende, irish, italian, celtic, and invented.

Nola is an all-time favorite. At present it is still somewhat popular as a baby girl name, but to a lesser degree than it was before. 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 of only infrequent use in recent times. In 2015, it ranked at #767 with a usage of 0.019%. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Nola, Olivia was the most popular. It was 53 times more popular than Nola in 2015.

Baby names that sound like Nola include Nahal, Nahla, Nahlah, Nala, Nalah, Nalo, Nawal, Nayelee, Nayeley, Nayelie, Neala, Neali, Nealie, Nealy, Neela, Neely, Neila, Neili, Neily, and Neli.

† 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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