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Meaning and name origin

Viola \vi(o)-la\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Viola is "purple". Viola is a variant of Violet (Latin): one of the earliest flower names, first used in the 1830s.


Popularity

Viola is a very popular first name for females (#244 out of 4276, Top 6%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#5014 out of 88799, Top 6%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Viola for girls. Viola reached its highest rank of #47 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Viola and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Violet (#67) and Viola. (2014 statistics).

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

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


Similar Names

Viola is also pronounced similarly to Vala and Valla. Other suggested similar baby names are Viole and Viona. These names tend to be less commonly used than Viola.

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