Ahola is a Finnish-language surname. Notable people with the surname include:
- Jarkko Ahola (born 1977), Finnish heavy metal artist
- Jouko Ahola (born 1970), Finnish strongman, powerlifter and actor.
- Mika Ahola (1974– 2012), Finnish enduro rider and a five-time world champion
- Peter Ahola (born 1968), Finnish ice hockey player
- Sylvester Ahola (1902–1995), American jazz trumpeter
- Terry Ahola, American skier