Modern invented name

Enola Origin and Meaning

The name Enola is a girl's name .

Enola was a precursor of Nevaeh: It's "alone" spelled backwards. But the name Enola is newly in the spotlight thanks to a Netflix film.

For decades, Enola was known only as the name of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Enola Gay. Not very positive.

More recently, Enola has achieved some notice as the name of Sherlock Holmes' (fictional) younger sister, not a character in the original books by Arthur Conan Doyle but in the series by Nancy Springer, now a film on Netflix. This may make Enola a name worth consideration.

# 956 in the US

Enola Rank in US Top 1000

# 2000 on Nameberry

Enola Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Enola Popularity

Famous People Named Enola

  • Enola Gay Tibbetsmother of the pilot of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima
  • Clara Enola Wire (b. 2002)daughter of musician Nicky Wire of the Manic Street Preachers

Enola in Pop Culture

  • Enola Gaythe Boeing B,29 Superfortress bomber that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan
  • "Enola Gay" anti,war song by British synthpop band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD)
  • "Enola; orHer fatal mistake," novel by Mary Young Ridenbaugh; inspiration for Enola Gay
  • The Enola Holmes Mysteriesbook series by Nancy Springer
  • Enola Holmestitular character in Netflix film
  • Enolagirl in film "Waterworld"
  • Enola Sciottia ghost in film "Crimson Peak"