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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Leola
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Leola in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Leola:
Records indicate that 26,373 girls in the United States have been named Leola since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1920, when 849 people in the U.S. were given the name Leola. Those people are now 98 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Leola
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5 Positive Comments
"I'm 82 soon to be 83.My name is Leola Lee. Many miss pronounce my name, but I never correct them, unless it's important. I never cared for nicknames, but some call me Lee. When I got married my husbands family asked if it was okay to call me Lee, I said yes. I wasn't named after anyone I knew and never knew anyone named Leola. I'm glad to see there is still some Leola's" Sep. 26, 2018:
"Leola is my sister's name, she will be turning 50 the day after tomorrow. she was named after our great grandmother, who was named after a child in her neighborhood drowned and the mother asked my great-great grandmother to name her baby after her. her name is distinctive and i have only heard her name called out in a crowd once, and they weren't calling for her. i love to tease her because she has to spell not only her first name but her last when ever she talks to someone over the phone." Sep. 4, 2017:
"Hey! My name is Leola and I am 15. I was named after my great, great grandmother. I absolutely love my name. It's so unique and I've never met anyone with my name. I don't really like nicknames that are related to my name, I don't why, but I still have people try and call me them. Typically I get Leo, Lola (I hate when people call me that), Lee (my middle name, lol), Leoly, Leela. I only like Leo and Lee. A lot of times when someone is reading my name they always mispronounce it by saying it by going Lae-o-la instead of Lee-o-la (how it's actually pronounced)." Jul. 8, 2017:
"Hello.....my name is Leola and I am 32yrs....old and I was also named after my great grandma who is a very beautiful woman....I am always having to tell people how to spell my name my friends have so many nick names for me lee,lo,lola,lelola and also leelee...I have yet to meet anyone with my name I think it would be cool to meet other Leola's....,." Aug. 31, 2012:
My names Leola, and I am 15. I am named after my great grandma.
I have a lot of different nicknames. Such as: Lee, Lilo, Leo, Leoly, Lola, and Lee Lee. I absolutely love my name.
I have never met anyone who had the same name as me.
People usually don't spell my name wrong, but every once in a while some one will miss pronounce it. The correct way to say my name is: "Lee ola"" Jul. 31, 2009:
8 Neutral Comments
"My name is Leeola I am 24 I was named after a black lady my mother Sat with everyday I'm White tho but also my name comes from both of my grand mother one name is olamae an the other was Carrie Lee an till this day I'm glad my mother named me after them three ladies even if I didn't meet either one" May. 8, 2018:
"My middle name is Leola and I'm 55 yrs-old. I too was named after my father's sister. I was once told that the name is an Indian name referring to a prairie flower." Apr. 17, 2018:
"Hello my name is leola as well. Im 34 years old and after reading the comments im also named after my grandmother. It is unique and usually i recieve compliments such as ( i love your name) my nickname is lee lee bt, as ive gotten older i tend to prefer lee or simply leola! I enjoy having such a unique name it fits my unique personailty..hip hop horray for all the Leolas out there:)" Aug. 31, 2017:
"My name is Leola I was named after my father's sister. I have meet a few people who tell me of a relative with the same name. I don't really like it but I am stuck with it. Had it for 59 years." Jul. 29, 2014:
"Hi my name is Leolla - notice the 2 l's? I am 10 years old and from all the research I have done I am the only one with the name Leolla spelt with two l's - I am the unique of all the Leolla's - LOVE the name! :)" Apr. 21, 2014:
"hi!my name is leola to im 14 and there is a lady in my family name leola and we had another person name leola to but she died a couple years ago and my great grandmother was name leola and people have nicknames for me to such as leelee,lola,leo,lee and i only had one person to ever spell my name wrong :) im lucky i love my name" Feb. 13, 2012:
"Whoever edits and publishes these artclies really knows what they're doing." Dec. 14, 2011:
"Hello! My name is Leeola and I am 17. I was named after my mom's grandmother and my father. Her grandmother's name was Leola and my dad's name is Lee so my mother just added another -e-. I have a lot of nicknames also, Leelo, Leeo, Lee, Leela, Leeolabeth, Lola, etc. I am not a huge fan of my name, mostly because a lot of people have trouble pronouncing and/or spelling it. I have never met another person with my name, but i have heard about them, already dead." Feb. 9, 2010:
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