US Popularity:2099
Other Origin(s):Italian, Welsh, German, Arabic
Meaning:Mound or lump of earth; Calm; Authority, rulership, power; One who is gazed at, beautiful
Replete with origins, gender-neutral Zola brings many meanings and roots for your little sapling to explore. As an Italian appellation, Zola began its journey as a habitational surname meaning "lump or mound of earth." Zola is also rooted in African heritage, particularly in Xhosa and Zulu, where it means "calm" or "peaceful." But Zola's ancestry doesn't stop there—it's also an Arabic name derived from Sultan, meaning "authority," "rulership," and "power." Finally, Zola may come from the Welsh and Germanic Isolde, meaning "one who is gazed at" or "beautiful." Rich and earthy, Zola could inspire a grounded, serene life steeped in confidence for baby's journey to self-discovery.

Zola Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Zola is currently #933 on The Bump
Girl:Zola is currently #690 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Zola is currently #2099 in U.S. births
Girl:Zola is currently #1119 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 90
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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