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Gender: Female Origin of Lolita: Spanish, diminutive of Lola and Dolores Meaning of Lola: Spanish, diminutive of Dolores, "lady of sorrows"

The name Lolita is a girl's name of Spanish origin. Lolita and is often added to lists like Bad Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".

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Parents are beginning to ignore the adolescent sex kitten associations of the notorious Nabokov novel, seeing this as a charming, offbeat name with a good deal of style for those who defy convention. In the novel, Lolita's given name was Dolores, making Lolita a diminutive of the diminutive Lola.

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Famous People Named Lolita

Lolita Chakrabarti, British actress
Lolita Davidovich, Canadian actress
Lolita Files, American novelist
Lolita Foster, American actress
Lolita Séchan, French author, illustrator and comic writer
Lolita Lebrón, Puerto Rican radical activist
Lolita Lempicka (born Josiane Maryse Pividal), French fashion designer and perfume creator
Lolita Ritmanis, American composer
Lolita Shanté Gooden aka Roxanne Shanté, American rapper of Roxanne Wars and Juice Crew
Lolita de Palma (b. 1991), daughter of director Brian de Palma and producer Gale Ann Hurd
Lolita Bell Roche (b. 2008), daughter of actor Shane Richie
Lolita-Luella McVeigh (b. 2012), daughter of AFL player Jarrad McVeigh

Pop Culture References for the name Lolita

"Lolita," a novel by Vladimir Nabokov and its title character, Dolores "Lolita" Haze
"Long Island Lolita," nickname for American homewrecker and attempted murderer Amy Fisher
Lolita, Japanese style of clothing
"Lolita", song by American singer-songwriter Lana Del Rey
"Conchita Marquita Lolita Pepita Rosita Juanita Lopez," popular song written by Jule Styne