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Nolan -- U.S. County in Texas
Population (2000): 15802
Housing Units (2000): 7112
Land area (2000): 911.981361 sq. miles (2362.020780 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 1.944709 sq. miles (5.036773 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 913.926070 sq. miles (2367.057553 sq. km)
Located within: Texas (TX), FIPS 48
Location: 32.376394 N, 100.402363 W
Nolan, TX
Nolan County
Nolan County, TX
Nolan (disambiguation)

Nolan is a surname and a given name.

Nolan may also refer to:


Nolan is both a surname and a given name, of Irish origin from Ó Nualláin, with alternate spellings including Nolen, Noland, Nolin, and Nalon. Notable people with the name include:


  • Albert Nolan (born 1934), South African Roman Catholic theologian
  • Anna Nolan (born 1970), Irish television presenter
  • Anthony Nolan (1972–1979), for whom the Anthony Nolan UK charity was formed
  • Barry Nolan, American television presenter
  • Bernadette Nolan (1960–2013), Irish entertainer and actress
  • Bob Nolan (1908–1980), Canadian singer-songwriter and actor
  • Brandon Nolan (born 1983), retired NHL ice hockey player
  • Brian Nolan (1932–2006), Canadian journalist and author
  • Catherine Nolan, American politician
  • Christopher Nolan (author) (born 1965), Irish poet
  • Christopher Nolan (born 1970), film director
  • Clive Nolan, British musician and producer
  • Coleen Nolan (born 1965), English television presenter
  • Daire Nolan (born 1968), Irish professional dancer and choreographer
  • David Nolan (American author) (born 1946), American non-fiction writer
  • David Nolan (Libertarian Party), American politician, founder of the Libertarian Party
  • Deanna Nolan (born 1979), American basketball player
  • Dennis E. Nolan (1872–1956), U.S. Army general
  • Dick Nolan (football) (born 1932), American football player & coach
  • Dick Nolan (musician) (1939–2005), Canadian musician
  • Eddie Nolan (born 1988), Irish footballer
  • Faith Nolan (born 1957), Canadian musician and social activist
  • Francis Nolan, British phonetician
  • Frederick Nolan (born 1931), British editor and writer
  • Gary Nolan (baseball player) (born 1948), American baseball player
  • Gary Nolan (radio host) (born 1954), American politician and radio host
  • Graham Nolan, comic book artist
  • Henry Grattan Nolan (1893–1957), Canadian lawyer
  • Jeanette Nolan (1911–1998), American actress
  • Jerry Nolan (1946–1992), American drummer
  • Joe Nolan (born 1951), American baseball player
  • John Nolan (musician) (born 1978), American singer and musician
  • John Gavin Nolan, American Roman Catholic bishop
  • John Philip Nolan (1838–1912), Irish landowner and politician
  • Jonathan Nolan (born 1976), British screenwriter
  • Jordan Nolan (ice hockey) (born 1989), Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Joseph A. Nolan, Philippine–American War Medal of Honor recipient
  • Joseph R. Nolan, American jurist
  • Joseph Nolan Irish politician
  • Kathleen Nolan (born 1933), American actress.
  • Keith W. Nolan (May 7, 1964 – February 19, 2009) American military historian of the Vietnam War and author of Irish and Swedish descent.
  • Kevin Nolan (born 1982), English footballer of Irish and Dutch descent
  • Leo Nolan (born 1972), American boxer
  • Lloyd Nolan (1902–1985), American actor
  • Louis Edward Nolan (1818–1854), Canadian-British soldier
  • M. J. Nolan (born 1951), Irish politician
  • Mae Nolan (1886–1973), American politician
  • Martin Nolan, American journalist
  • Mary Nolan (1905–1948), American actress
  • Michael N. Nolan, Irish-American politician
  • Michael Nolan, Baron Nolan, British judge
  • Mike Nolan (born 1954), Irish singer
  • Mike Nolan (born 1959), American football player & coach
  • Mike Nolan, principal of Middle Park State School
  • Monica Nolan (1913–1995), American tennis player
  • Nicholas M. Nolan (1835–1883) US Soldier during the American Civil War & Indian Wars
  • Norma Nolan (born c. 1943), Argentinian beauty queen
  • Owen Nolan (born 1972), Canadian ice hockey player
  • Pat Nolan, Canadian hockey player
  • Pat Nolan (born 1950), American lawyer, politician & activist
  • Patrick Nolan (1881–1941), Canadian politician
  • Philip Nolan (1771–1801), Irish-American confidence trickster
  • Rick Nolan (born 1943), American politician
  • Seán Nolan, Irish Sinn Féin politician
  • Sidney Nolan (1917–1992), Australian painter
  • Stephen Nolan (born 1973), Northern Irish radio and television presenter
  • Ted Nolan (born 1958), Canadian ice hockey player and coach
  • Tom Nolan (1921–1992), Irish politician
  • William F. Nolan (born 1928), American novelist
  • William I. Nolan (1874–1943), American politician

Given name:

  • Nolan Arenado (born 1991), American baseball player
  • Nolan Bushnell (born 1943), American engineer and entrepreneur who founded Atari, Inc and the Chuck E. Cheese's Pizza-Time Theaters
  • Nolan Carroll (born 1987), National Football League (NFL) player
  • Nolan Cromwell (born 1955), football coach and former NFL player
  • Nolan Miller (born 1935), American fashion designer
  • Nolan Miller (author) (1907–2006)
  • Nolan North (born 1970), American voice actor.
  • Nolan Reimold (born 1983), Major League Baseball player
  • Nolan Richardson (born 1941), American basketball coach
  • Nolan Roux (born 1988), French footballer
  • Nolan Ryan (born 1947), Hall of Fame Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Nolan Smith (born 1988), American basketball player

Fictional characters:

  • Bruce Nolan, from the film Bruce Almighty
  • Philip Nolan, main character of the short story " The Man Without a Country"
  • Nolan Heinberg, the secret identity of the fictional character Omni-Man
  • Nolan Walsh, from the film Racing Stripes
  • Lynsey Nolan, character in UK TV series Hollyoaks

Usage examples of "nolan".

All to which not a lot snapped The Nolan of the Calabashes at his whilom eweheart photognomist who by this sum taken was as much incensed by Saint Bruno as that what he had consummed was his own panegoric, and wot a lout about it if it was only a pippappoff pigeon shoot that gracesold getrunner, the man of centuries, was bowled out by judge, jury and umpire at batman's biff like a witchbefooled legate.

Lehmann: Nolan had been an isolated, smarter-than-usual cop who played it by the book.

Either I got better, or I fell, down, down, like a burning, then burnt-out star, from Belsize, to Caplan, to Wymark and finally, after Doctor Nolan and Mrs.

Nolan smiled back, waved away a menu, and asked for coconut cream pie and coffee, please.

Even Nolan, who was my twin brother, I'd not seen in a coon's age.

And then, minute after minute, Donnelly pushing her on in the most stolid fashion, Nolan getting impatient with her, Calhoun trying to quiet her.

They now took up new positions on either side of the concourse stairway, and were joined there by other men from the balcony, and then by Donnelly and Nolan, who came around hurriedly from Captain Rousseau’s office.

There was a floor pocket down by her feet Do you know what a floor pocket is, Nolan?

If one chooses to believe the hearsay evidence of Nolan's immediate circle of friends (and to be brutally frank, they do not seem intelligent enough to lie convincingly), then Nolan took this part of the conspiracy entirely out of Christine Hargensen's hands and acted on his own initiative .

Besides, Temple Nolan, the mayor, had a real obsession about hiring only Hillsboro citizens for municipal jobs, a policy that Daisy approved of.

The prosecution, not disputing this, had suggested that indeed they had all closed ranks to shield Nolan from his just deserts.

A soused reporter, going through his nightly routine of calling up the station houses for police blotter news, got the facts of the story but confuse the Nolan name with the name of the policeman on the case.

There, a Post-it note on a teletype machine announced that Chief Superintendent Nolan of Special Branch wanted to be informed at once of any death by fire or accident, and the teletype operator lifted a phone and called the appropriate number.

She's as sane and even-tempered as anyone I've ever met, and, Nolan, if you say one more time she has me pussy-whipped, I'm going to feed you your teeth.

There ought, I thought, to be a ritual for being born twice -- patched, retreaded and approved for the road, I was trying to think of an appropriate one when Doctor Nolan appeared from nowhere and touched me on the shoulder.