Nolan

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Gender: M Meaning of Nolan: "champion" Origin of Nolan: Irish Nolan's Popularity in 2015: #71

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 now firmly in the Top 100, at Number 71, is well used in Canada and Belgium, and is now Number 26 in France.

Namesakes include fashion designer Nolan Miller and young Nolan Gould, who plays Luke on Modern Family. Nolan Ross is a character on Revenge; comic actress Molly Shannon named her son Nolan.

Famous People Named Nolan

(Lynn) Nolan Ryan, American baseball pitcher
Nolan Gould, American child actor
Nolan Kay Bushnell, American engineer and entrepreneur
Nolan Alexander Carroll, American NFL player
Nolan Gallagher Reimold, American baseball player
Nolan Neil Cromwell, American NFL football coach
Nolan Bertrandoff Miller, American fashion designer
Nolan North, American voice actor
Nolan James Arenado, American baseball player
Nolan Richardson, American basketball coach
Nolan Roux, French footballer
Nolan Derek Smith, American basketball player
Nolan Gerard Funk, Canadian Actor
Nolan Sotillo, American actor
Nolan Emme, Youtube personality
Sydney Nolan, Australian artist famous for his Ned Kelly paintings
Christopher Nolan, British-American director
Nolan River Nicholas (b. 2011), son of actor Thomas Ian Nicholas & DJ Colette
Nolan Chesnut (b. 2005), son of actress Molly Shannon and artist Fritz Chesnut
Nolan James Crosby (b. 2010), son of NFL player Mason Crosby
Nolan Kennedy Ward (b. 2010), son of ice hockey player Cam Ward

Pop Culture References for the name Nolan

Nolan Ross, character on TV's "Revenge"
David Nolan, alias of Prince Charming on "Once Upon a Time"

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