[ 3 syll. io-la, iol-a ] The baby girl name Iola is pronounced as -ay-OW-Laa- †. Iola is used chiefly in the English and Welsh languages. Its origin is Old Greek. Iola is a variant of the name Iole (English and Italian).
Iola is a rare baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1907, 0.050% of baby girls were given the name Iola. It was #265 in rank then. The baby name has suffered a steep fall in popularity since then, and is today of infrequent use. Out of all girl names in its family, Iola was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Iola include Iole (English and Italian), Aailyah, Ahalya, Ahilya (Indian), Alaia (English), Alala (Greek), Alaula (Hawaiian), Alea (English), Aleah (English), Alia (Arabic and English), Aliah (Arabic, English, and Hebrew), Alile (African), Aliya (African, Arabic, English, Hebrew, and Swahili), Aliyah (Arabic, English, and Hebrew), Aliyya (Arabic), Aloha (Hawaiian), Alohi (Hawaiian), Ayala (Hebrew), Ayalah (Hebrew), and Eulalie (English and French).
† Pronunciation for Iola: AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"