What does Violet mean?
Violet /vi-o-let/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced VYE-a-let. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Violet is "purple".
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: Viclet, Vilet. [more]
How 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)
Viola, Violette and Yolanda are the prominent variation forms of Violet (#67 a year ago). These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.687%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.2333%, 66% less), with the forms Viola, Violette and Yolanda becoming less in vogue. Violet (#67) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list, and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for this name. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Violet and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)