Imola (first name)

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May 19, 2022

The female name Imola is another name from the name of the plant genus. The old Hungarian word imola means swamp. It was first used as a female name by Mór Jókai in his novel The Idol Castle.

Frequency

It is a very rare name in the 1990s and not among the top 100 female names in the 2000s.

Name days

May 13

Famous Imols

Actress Imola Gáspár

Notes

Resources

János Ladó - Ágnes Bíró: Hungarian first name book. Budapest: Vince. 2005. ISBN 963 9069 72 8 List of first names declared suitable for registration in the registry by the Institute of Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. (Accessed March 5, 2019) First Name Search Database of the Institute of Linguistics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (beta version). (Accessed March 5, 2019) Nyilvántartó.hu - Population figures - First name statistics. (Accessed March 5, 2019)

More information

Béla Kálmán: The World of Names (Csokonai Publishing House, 1989) ISBN 963025977x Erzsébet Fercsik, Judit Raátz: Encyclopedia of First Names. Tinta Publishing House, 2009 (Accessed: March 28, 2020)