Lola: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Lola

Lola

Pronunciation: LOH-la (key)

Origin of the name Lola:

A diminutive form of the Spanish Dolores, which is derived from dolores (sorrows, aches).

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Lola is a common Spanish nickname for Dolores. It can also be a nickname for Charlotte.

The word "lola" is also the word for "grandmother" in the Filipino language Tagalog, also in the Filipino language Visayan/Bisaya.

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Lolita
Polish nicknames: Lolka (LOHL-ka), Lolcia (LOHL-chya)
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In Polish Lola (LOH-la) is an uncommon nickname for Karolina, even more rarely for Laura, Leonia and Eleonora.

The word "lola" is the word for "grandmother/granny/grandmom" in the Filipino language Tagalog, also in the Filipino language Visayan/Bisaya.

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Lola Albright - American actress
Lola Glaudini - American actress
Lola Pagnani - Italian actress
Lola Grace (b. 2001), daughter of Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos
Lola Rose (b. 2005), daughter of Charlie Sheen and Denise Richards
Lola Ray (b. 2002), daughter of Peter Facinelli and Jennie Garth
Lola Simone (b. 2002), daughter of Chris Rock

Lola in song, story & screen: | Edit

Lola Sonner, character in the Charlie and Lola series of books by Lauren Child. There is also a television show based on this pair.
Lola Luftnagle/Lola LaFonda, Names Lilly Trescott uses on the television show "Hannah Montana" to disguise herself.
Lola, main character in the 1998 German film "Run Lola Run" or "Lola rennt."
"Whatever Lola Wants" is a song originally written for the play "Damn Yankees." It's also been recorded by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Les Brown, and Sarah Vaughn. It was inspired by Lola Montez.
"Lola" is a song about an encounter between a young man and a transvestite performed by The Kinks and released in 1970.
Lola, main character in the song "Copacabana", performed by Barry Manilow "Her name was Lola, she was a showgirl"

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