Name: Enola

Origin and Meaning of the Name Enola

  • Meaning:
    "Alone" backwards
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ee NO luh)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Enola)
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Miscellaneous Info for Enola

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The name Enola is often taken as a Native American name, but its probable etymology is an English one: simply "alone" backwards. The name appeared in the late 19th century and gained popularity with similar names like Zola, Nola, and Leola. The "Enola Gay" was the American plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima during WWII.

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