Jolene

Jolene - A very unique female name



  Jul 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Jolene appeared on the charts for the first time in 1926 on position #1912. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Jolene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Jolene? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Jolene. The baby girl name Jolene was given to 248 baby girls in 2012, ranking #881 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,699 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Jolene peaked in popularity 45 years ago in 1974 on position 242.



Famous with this name

Jolene Blalock
Jolene Kay
Jolene Purdy


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Rating: 5/5 (4 people)


Jolene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Jolene is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #436 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,364.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Jolene is where you live.


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Jolene origin and meaning

Jolene is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Jolene, pop culture references for the name Jolene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Jolene

We've found the following names that sound similar to Jolene, sorted by popularity.

Jacqueline / Jocelyn / Jacquelyn / Jillian / Jaclyn / Juliana / Julianna / Julianne / Joselyn / Jaqueline /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012881
2011922
2010969
20091091
20081213
20071292
20061183
20051227
20041066
20031142
20021147
20011261
20001380
19991322
19981288
19971144
19961177
19951113
19941073
1993979
19921069
1991852
1990788
1989734
1988552
1987566
1986552
1985482
1984394
1983345
1982324
1981315
1980335
1979397
1978347
1977317
1976302
1975248
1974242
1973557
1972591
1971544
1970498
1969509
1968489
1967495
1966442
1965441
1964442
1963419
1962403
1961378
1960427
1959393
1958364
1957371
1956409
1955381
1954394
1953445
1952442
1951405
1950427
1949450
1948486
1947484
1946510
1945516
1944530
1943603
1942515
1941494
1940506
1939497
1938535
1937630
1936783
1935796
1934776
1933842
1932967
19311082
19301019
19291195
19281109
19271600
19261912

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada436
Washington490
Massachusetts578
Indiana579
Pennsylvania669
Michigan700
Louisiana709
Wisconsin740
California743
Tennessee759
Ohio879
Illinois883
Florida905
North Carolina914
Maryland948
Colorado952
Texas972
New York1106
Virginia1227
New Jersey1266
Georgia1364

Even more about Jolene


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Jolene a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Jolene?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1974
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Jolene
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,699
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1926
2012 births +248

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