Lola

Lola - A very unique female name



  Mar 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Lola, meaning lady of sorrows, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #119. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Lola and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Lola? 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 Lola. The baby girl name Lola was given to 1,346 baby girls in 2012, ranking #231 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,050 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Lola peaked in popularity 107 years ago in 1910 on position 119.



Famous with this name

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Lola Larson
Lola Neymark


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Lola is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Lola is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #84 - and is the least popular in Kansas at position #606.

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 Lola is where you live.


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Lola origin and meaning

Lola is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means lady of sorrows. To see famous people named Lola, pop culture references for the name Lola and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Lola

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

Leah / Lillie / Lily / Lee / Lula / Lila / Layla / Lilly / Leila / Lou /

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
2012231
2011243
2010210
2009221
2008246
2007270
2006280
2005381
2004513
2003623
2002755
20011137
20001315
19992302
19982567
19972271
19962970
19953216
19944562
19934595
19922811
19913118
19902000
19892194
19881825
19871758
19861944
19851562
19842435
19831671
19821345
19811374
1980985
19791103
19781021
1977998
1976731
1975871
1974905
1973907
1972851
1971789
1970838
1969778
1968761
1967706
1966636
1965568
1964547
1963548
1962528
1961487
1960483
1959439
1958450
1957423
1956392
1955337
1954362
1953365
1952331
1951309
1950306
1949308
1948296
1947293
1946275
1945256
1944226
1943234
1942220
1941210
1940203
1939207
1938199
1937199
1936189
1935185
1934168
1933163
1932161
1931155
1930160
1929162
1928163
1927154
1926162
1925164
1924161
1923157
1922160
1921157
1920147
1919141
1918146
1917143
1916147
1915136
1914144
1913130
1912127
1911120
1910119

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah84
Washington136
Iowa142
Delaware158
Louisiana159
Alabama164
Oklahoma169
Tennessee172
Minnesota173
Alaska176
Idaho179
Rhode Island183
New Hampshire183
Oregon192
Michigan192
Wisconsin206
Indiana209
Hawaii209
Missouri212
Ohio216
Arizona216
North Carolina217
Massachusetts222
Colorado224
District of Columbia234
Mississippi237
Illinois239
Kentucky242
Georgia249
Nebraska251
Texas264
California270
Florida286
Virginia290
New Mexico291
Nevada292
New York299
Pennsylvania301
Maryland321
New Jersey336
South Carolina370
Arkansas380
Connecticut424
Kansas606

Even more about Lola


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 Lola 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 Lola?

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
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Lola
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,050
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,346

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