- this week

Gender: M Meaning of Nolan: "champion" Origin of Nolan: Irish Nolan's Popularity in 2013: #86

Nolan is one of the rising Irish surname names, in the spirit of Conan and Ronan, partially inspired by pitcher Nolan Ryan-- who was named Lynn at birth, after his father. Nolan is a cheerful, friendly traditional Irish surname with the appropriate meaning of "champion."

Nolan is currently just inside the Top 100, at Number 86, is well used in Canada and Belgium, and is now Number 21 in France.

Namesakes include fashion designer Nolan Miller and young Nolan Gould, who plays Luke on Modern Family. Comic actress Molly Shannon named her son Nolan.

People who like Nolan also like:

Camden   Cecilia   Damian   Emmett   Graham   Hudson   Ian   Keaton   Lewis   Nathan   Quinn   Ronan   Ryan   Spencer   Tristan Show me more names similar to Nolan Comment on Nolan

Famous People Named Nolan

Nolan Gould, American child actor
Nolan Bushnell, American engineer and entrepreneur
Nolan Carroll, American National Football League player
Nolan Cromwell, American football coach
Nolan Miller, American fashion designer
Nolan North, American voice actor
Nolan Arenado, American Major League Baseball player
Nolan Richardson, American basketball coach
Nolan Roux, French soccer player
Nolan Ryan, American Major League Baseball pitcher
Nolan Smith, American basketball player
Nolan Gerard Funk, Canadian Actor
Nolan Sotillo, American actor
Nolan Emme, Youtube personality
Christopher Nolan, British-American director

Pop Culture References for the Name Nolan

Nolan Ross from ABC's drama series "Revenge".
David Nolan, alias of Prince Charming on "Once Upon a Time"

Noland, Nolande, Nolane, Nolen, Nolin, Nollan, Nolyn

Inspired by Nolan? Tell us which names you like and we'll give you many more you might love

Discover 100s more amazing names you'll love with NameHunter

Hunt Me Some Names