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pinWhat does Viola mean?

Viola /vi-o-la/ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Viola is "purple". Viola is a Latin form of Violet (Latin): one of the earliest flower names.


Viola has 29 different relations via Violet: Eolande, Iolande, Iolanthe, Jolanda, Jolande, Jolanta, Jolantha, Jolanthe, Vi, Violaine, Violanta, Violante, Violanthe, Viole, Violeine, Violeta, Violetta, Violette, Viollet, Violletta, Viollette, Vyolet, Vyoletta, Vyolette, Yolanda, Yolande, Yolane, Yolantha and Yolanthe.

Kreatif forms: Vioda, Vioka, Viova. [more]

pinHow popular is Viola?

Viola is a very prominent first name for women (#244 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#5064 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Viola for girls. Viola reached its peak position of #47 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Viola name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Viola and affiliated names. Violet (#67 2 years ago), Yolanda and Violette are the prominent alternative forms of Viola. These relations of Viola were popular as baby names during 1910-1919 (average #313) and are now much less common (#766, 66% less). Violet is the continual favorite, and Viola used to be popular. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Viola, Violet, Violette, Yolanda in U.S.

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

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Viola is pronounced similarly to Vala and Valla. Another suggested similar baby name is Viona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Viola.