Nola Name Meaning & Origin

Nola

Pronunciation: NOH-lə (key)

Origin of the name Nola:

Spanish pet form of Leonor, a variant of Eleanor, a cognate of the Greek Helenē (light, torch, bright). Alternatively, some believe Leonor to be a feminine form of Leonard, which is derived from the Old High German Lewenhart (brave as a lion).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Finola, Magnolia

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Nicknames for Nola

No, Nonie, Nola Cola, Nolee

Meanings and history of the name Nola

Nola is a city in Italy.
NOLA is a nickname for New Orleans.

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Nola in song, story & screen

Nola Rice is Scarlett Johansson's character in Woody Allen's film "Match Point."
Nola Darling is the title character in Spike Lee's film "She's Gotta Have It."
Nola Longshadow was a reccuring character in the first, second, and third season of Banshee

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