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Gender: F Origin of Zola: African, Congolese; also literary name

When the Eddie Murphys named their fourth daughter Zola, it affirmed the up-and-coming status of the name, which has African roots, but also literary links to Emile Zola.

Famous People Named Zola

Zola Budd (b. 1966), world record-breaking athlete from South Africa
Zola Jesus, stage name of American singer-songwriter Nika Roza Danilova.

Pop Culture References for the Name Zola

Zola Grey Shepherd - the name of the adoptive daughter of Meredith Grey and Derek Shepherd in 'Grey's Anatomy'

Zoela, Zoila, Zolah

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