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What does Iolanthe mean?

Iolanthe Pronunciation of Iolanthe as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Iolanthe is "violet flower". Yolanda is the more common Spansh form. "Yolanda" was an operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan in 1882. Also form of Violet.

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, violet, flower


VARIANTS Iolanda, Iolanta, Iolantha, Jolantha, Jolanthe, Yolantha, Yolanthe, Yolley, Yollie


OTHER FORMS VIA YOLANDA Eolande, Eolantha, Iolande, Jolanne, Jolanta, Yolande



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How popular is Iolanthe?

Iolanthe is a rare given name for women. Iolanthe is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Violet (#47 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Yolanda and Yolande are the prominent varying forms of Iolanthe (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Adoption of these forms of Iolanthe is well-received among parents today (USAGE OF 0.4%), except for the version Yolanda which has become less stylish. Violet is the most trendy birth name in this compilation. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2016)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Violet, Yolanda, Yolande in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Violet outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Atlante, Blanche, Bolanile, Calantha, Calanthe, Cleanthe, Clianthe (see Cliantha), Dianthe, Evanthe, Iantha, Ianthe, Ilane, Ilanit, Ioanah (see Ioanna), Iolana, Iolani, Jolande, Kalantha, Klianthe, Melantha, Olathe, Rhodanthe, Rolande, Solange, Violante, Violanthe, Xanthe, Yolane and Yolanne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Iolanthe.

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