Lolita (given name)
|Region of origin||Hispanic|
|Related names||Lola, Dolores|
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According to the United States Social Security Administration, the popularity of the name Lolita peaked in the United States in 1963, when it was the 467th most popular female name. The name's popularity dropped since then; the SSA has not ranked Lolita in the top 1000 most popular female names since 1973.
Notable people with this name
- Lolita Ananasova (born 1992), Ukrainian swimmer
- Lolita Čigāne (born 1973), Latvian politician
- Lolita Chakrabarti (born 1969), British actress
- Lolita Chammah (born 1983), French actress, daughter of Isabelle Huppert
- Lolita Davidovich, Canadian actress (born 1961 of Yugoslavian parents)
- Lolita Files, African-American author
- Lolita Flores (born 1958), Spanish actress and singer, daughter of Lola Flores
- Lolita Gooden, birth name of Roxxanne Shanté, American hip-hop pioneer
- Lolita Kreivaitienė (born 1960), Lithuanian designer
- Lolita Lebrón (1919–2010), Puerto Rican independence activist
- Lolita Milyavskaya (born 1963), Russian singer, actress and film director
- Lolita Morena (born 1960), Swiss actress
- Lolita Pille (born 1982), French author
- Lolita Ritmanis (born 1962), American composer
- Lolita Tizol (born 1890), Puerto Rican educator
People known as Lolita
- Dolores "Lolita" Ayala (born 1951), Mexican journalist
- Dolores "Lolita" de la Colina, popular singer/songwriter from the 1970s based in Mexico
- Lolita (Austrian singer) (1931—2010), stage name of Edith Zuser
- Amy Fisher (born 1974), American woman known as "the Long Island Lolita"
- Lolita Lempicka, Josiane Maryse Pividal (born 1954), French fashion designer
- Lolita Rodrigues, Sílvia Gonçalves Rodrigues Leite (born 1929), Brazilian actress
- Lolita, 12-year-old Dolores Haze in Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita
Usage as a word
The name is sometimes used as a term to indicate a sexually precocious girl, due to its association with the title character of Vladimir Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita and its film adaptations in 1962 and 1997. A UK retail chain was criticised in January 2008 for branding as "Lolita" a bed aimed at young girls.
- "Lolita". Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Cambridge Dictionaries Online. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
- "Popular Baby Names". Social Security Administration. 2007-05-14. Retrieved 2007-05-30.
- "dist.female.first". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2007-05-30.
- Help, my name's Lolita, BBC, 13 February 2008
- "Lolita". Oxford Dictionaries Online. Oxford University Press. Retrieved 10 June 2011.
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