What does Nolan mean?
The name Nolan is of Irish origin.
The meaning of Nolan is "famous".
Nolan is generally used as a boy's name.
It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced No-lan.
The Given Name Nolan
Nolan is a form of the Irish surname O Nuallain
meaning "descendant of Nuallan
It derives from the Old Irish element nuall meaning "famous, noble".
Nolan is a chic and stylish name.
This great little boy name has a natural cheerfullness.
A memorable name that will be beloved by parents.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Nolan Hemmings, and Nolan Ryan.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 71
in baby name popularity for boys with 5,713 occurrences. It ranked 6,864
in baby name popularity for girls with 18 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 81 in baby name popularity for boys with 5,196 occurrences. It ranked 6,359 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences.
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Nolan Related Names
- Nolan Hemmings ~ Actor
- Nolan Ryan ~ Baseball Player
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Nolan Name Fun
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