What does Yolanda mean?
Yolanda /yo-lan-da/ as a girls' name is pronounced yoh-LAHN-dah. It is of Greek and Spanish origin, and the meaning of Yolanda is "violet flower". Variant of Yolande, a French form of Violet, and the Hungarian Jolanda.
Yolanda▼ has 26 variants: Eolande, Eolantha, Iola▼, Iolanda, Iolande, Iolantha, Iolanthe, Jolan, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jolantha, Jolanthe, Yalinda, Yalonda, Yola, Yolaiza, Yoland, Yolande, Yolantha, Yolanthe, Yolette, Yolie, Yollande, Yolonda and Yulanda.
Related girl name: Violante.more]
How popular is Yolanda?
Yolanda is a very prominent first name for females (#190 out of 4276, Top 4%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Yolanda for girls. Yolanda was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #111 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular variation forms of Yolanda rated in the Top 1000 are Violet (#67 the previous year), Yolonda and Iola. These forms of Yolanda were at the apex of their popularity during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.548%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.233%, ▼57%). Violet is more ubiquitous than the rest, while Iola and Yolanda are now somewhat dated.
Thinking of names?
Yolanda▼ is pronounced similarly to Alinda, Elinda, Olinda and Olynda. Other suggested similar baby names are Amanda▼, Ananda, Armanda, Belenda, Belinda▼, Belynda, Blanda, Branda, Breanda, Calynda, Canda, Caranda, Celinda, Colinda, Corinda, Demanda, Deolinda, Donalda, Dorinda, Glinda, Glynda, Golda▼, Iolana, Iolanta, Jolana, Jolinda, Kalinda, Lawanda▼, Leanda, Lorinda, Luanda, Manda▼, Maranda▼, Milada, Miranda▲, Myranda▼, Nanda, Nolana, Noland, Nolanda, Orlanda, Randa, Rolanda, Rolande, Romalda, Ronda▼, Ronnda, Salinda, Selinda, Solana, Vohnda, Wanda▼, Wohnda, Wonda, Wonnda, Yanna, Yelena, Yoana, Yoanna, Yoconda, Yohanna, Yolanne, Yona, Yonina, Yordanna, Yoslina, Ysande, Ysolda, Yulenka, Yulinka and Zanda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Yolanda.