Gender: Female Meaning of Lola: "lady of sorrows" Origin of Lola: Spanish, diminutive of Dolores Lola's Popularity in 2018: #239

Lola Origin and Meaning

The name Lola is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "lady of sorrows".

A hot starbaby name -- chosen by Kelly Ripa, Chris Rock, Lisa Bonet, Denise Richards and Charlie Sheen, Carnie Wilson, and Annie Lennox, and used as the nickname of Madonna's Lourdes -- Lola manages to be sexy without going over the top. Be warned, though: "Whatever Lola wants, Lola gets," to quote a song from the show Damn Yankees.

In the past, Lola has been associated with such femmes fatale as the nineteenth century courtesan/dancer Lola Montez (born Elizabeth Rosanna), the Marlene Dietrich character Lola Lola in The Blue Angel and Jean Harlow's in Bombshell. And it's the title of a great Kinks song--L-O-L-A Lola.

Lola is one of the most truly international Spanish name for girls, enjoying mass popularity around the world. It's also one of the hottest girl names starting with L.

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Rank in US: #239

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Pop Culture References for the name Lola

Lolla, Lolita, Loela


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