Nola

Nola - A very unique female name



  Sep 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Nola, meaning white shoulder, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #305. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Nola and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Nola? 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 Nola. The baby girl name Nola was given to 287 baby girls in 2012, ranking #799 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,924 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Nola peaked in popularity 106 years ago in 1911 on position 290.



Famous with this name

Igor Nola
Nola Roeper
Nola Dolberg


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Rating: 5/5 (6 people)


Nola is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Nola is currently topping the baby name charts in Washington at position #415 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,379.

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 Nola is where you live.


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Nola origin and meaning

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

Similar to Nola

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

Nellie / Noelle / Nell / Nayeli / Nyla / Noel / Noelia / Nelly / Nylah / Nallely /

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
2012799
2011868
2010859
2009964
2008911
20071024
20061204
20052146
20042334
20033275
20022702
20014032
20003452
19893813
19883558
19873408
19853218
19843644
19832016
19821868
19812233
19802577
19781955
19772538
19752472
19742118
19711880
19702128
19691489
19681527
19671567
19661345
19651421
1964992
19631096
19621001
1961889
1960844
1959630
1958974
1957909
1956686
1955709
1954613
1953556
1952569
1951530
1950529
1949557
1948601
1947548
1946528
1945492
1944474
1943421
1942443
1941409
1940428
1939400
1938356
1937374
1936363
1935379
1934359
1933377
1932369
1931369
1930380
1929374
1928376
1927359
1926416
1925403
1924379
1923376
1922359
1921363
1920377
1919348
1918324
1917359
1916354
1915330
1914354
1913325
1912314
1911290
1910305

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Washington415
Wisconsin431
Minnesota478
Indiana549
Massachusetts552
Iowa585
Ohio590
Tennessee599
Missouri624
Colorado626
Kentucky639
New Jersey720
Illinois726
South Carolina754
Arizona765
Pennsylvania767
Michigan771
Virginia789
New York837
North Carolina867
Georgia1030
Florida1032
California1087
Texas1379

Even more about Nola


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 Nola 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 Nola?

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
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Nola
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 4,924
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +287

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