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pinWhat does Violet mean?

Violet /vi-o-let/ as a girls' name is pronounced VYE-a-let. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Violet is "purple".

One of the earliest flower names, first used in the 1830s. Shakespeare used the form Viola for the enterprising heroine in "Twelfth Night". Ballerina Violette Verdy.


pinVariations

Violet has 30 variants: Eolande, Iolande, Iolanthe, Jolanda, Jolande, Jolanta, Jolantha, Jolanthe, Vi, Viola, Violaine, Violanta, Violante, Violanthe, Viole, Violeine, Violeta, Violetta, Violette, Viollet, Violletta, Viollette, Vyolet, Vyoletta, Vyolette, Yolanda, Yolande, Yolane, Yolantha and Yolanthe.

Kreatif forms: Velet, Vilet, Violetty. [more]

pinHow popular is Violet?

Violet is a very prominent first name for females (#289 out of 4276, Top 7%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#27235 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Violet for girls. Violet reached its apex position of #67 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Viola, Violette and Yolanda are the prominent variation forms of Violet (#67 2 years ago). These forms of Violet were popular during 1910-1919 (average #313) and have become much less common since (#766, 66% less), with the forms Viola, Violette and Yolanda becoming less in vogue. Violet is the longstanding favorite. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Violet and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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