Zola name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Italian
Usage: Arabic, Hindi and African
Pronunciation: z(o)-la
Meaning: Lump of Earth, Working Seed and Silence
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What does Zola mean?

Illustrous and Conifer Zola's origin is Italian, meaning of Zola is "Lump of Earth, Working Seed or Silence" is a unisex name is used primarily in Hindi, Arabic and African.

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How do I pronounce Zola?

Two syllabled Zola is most commonly pronounced as z(o)-la. zo-luh is another way(s) to say the name.

Variants of Zola


How popular is the name Zola?

Zola was a common name in United States. Over 7633 babies have been named Zola since 1880. When at its peak in 1895,. However after 141 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

Additionally, the name has been in Zola is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1988 and was able to reach the top 700 names. Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 606 on girl names chart when 89 babies were named Zola.

Over 526 babies in France have been named Zola.

Zola is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales, even after 21 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 2000.

There are over 135 babies that have been given the name Zola in England and Wales. It also recently appeared in Belgium baby girl names chart. But Zola is a popular baby name in South Africa where every 1 in 4000 have the name as well as in, Angola and Ethiopia.

According to our evaluation, at least 40000 people have been bestowed Zola around the globe.

View more ▾View full list ▾[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Zola in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Zola

If letter A is your capstone in your name, it reveals your challenging nature and ambitious perspective. Since you trapped yourself inside rules, restrictions, religion, you've imprisoned your soul in one state. In order to gain more than you already have, you need to take uncalculated risks and see where they take you. When it comes to life challenges and obstacles, there's absolutely nothing that can stop you from solving what itches your mind.

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  •  Jensen - Prominent Jensen has its origin in Scandinavian, Old Norse and Hebrew is used principally in Scandinavian and English is a gender insensitive name, Jensen means "Son of Jens"
  •  Rickey - Widely Accepted unisex name Rickey means "Hardy or Abbreviation of Richard" which is majorly used in Finnish, Swedish and Danish came from Germanic, Welsh and Old Norse
  •  Elden - Meaning of Elden is Older, Old Friend or Old or Wise Protector came from Old English and Germanic, chiefly used in English is given to both genders
  •  Matias - Used particulary in Danish, Swedish and English illustrous, Matias is of Portuguese, German and English origin, Matias means "Gift of Yahweh or Gift of God" is aimed at baby boys

Middle names for Zola

Just in case, you don't know what to pair with Zola, we've got you covered with these gutsy and fresh middle names.

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Famous people named Zola

  • Zola Budd, middle-distance and long-distance runner
  • Zola, South African musician, poet, actor and presenter
  • Zola Matumona, Congolese footballer
  • Zola Taylor, American singer
  • Zola Turn, power pop/alternative rock band from Burlington
  • Zola Vanessa Hauge in Constellation 13 Wolves as Actress

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  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh, https://visual.cso.ie/?body=entity/babynames
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
  6. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://www.svb.nl/nl/kindernamen/
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