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What does Iolanthe mean?

Iolanthe Pronunciation of Iolanthe [iolan-the] 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.

Associated with: greek, violet, flower.


Iolanthe has 9 variants: Iolanda, Iolanta, Iolantha, Jolantha, Jolanthe, Yolantha, Yolanthe, Yolley and Yollie.

Affiliated girl names: Jolan and Violet.

6 more different relations via Yolanda: Eolande, Eolantha, Iolande, Jolanne, Jolanta and Yolande.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
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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?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Violet (#50 in recent rankings), Yolanda (#1906) 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, 2015)

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 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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