- LANGUAGE FAMILY:
- indo-european > celtic > insular celtic > goidelic > irish
- NAME ROOT:
- NUALL > NUALLÁN > Ó NUALLáIN
- this name derives from the irish gaelic surname “Ó nualláin”, from “nual” combined with a diminutive suffix”, meaning “famous, renowned, noble, (descendent of nuallÁn)”. the variant "nolan" is in the top 100 most popular name for boys born in united sates in 2012.
- nolen, noland, nolin, nalon
Geographical spread (only living languages)
Popularity & Ranking
#86UNITED STATES RANKING
The U.S.A. popularity ranking comes from US Government Social Security Administration.
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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)
- Numerological Values:
If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.
- Chakra Number:
- 2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"
Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.
- Color meaning:
The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.
Notable people and personalities
Nolan Bertrandoff Miller (1933–2012) American Fashion And Jewelry Designer
Nolan Bushnell (born 1943), American Engineer And Entrepreneur
Nolan Carroll, Jr. (born 1987) American Football Player
Nolan Cromwell (born 1955), American Football Coach And Former Player
Nolan Miller (1907–2006) American Short Story Author And Novelist
Nolan North (born 1970), American Voice Actor
Nolan Reimold (born 1983), American Baseball Player
Nolan Richardson (born 1941), American Basketball Coach
Nolan Roux (born 1988), French Footballer
Nolan Ryan (born 1947), American Baseball Player
Nolan Smith (born 1988), American Basketball Player