What does Yolanda mean?
Yolanda [yolan-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.Creative forms:
(female) Yolanna, Yolanya, ..
(male) Yolanny, Yolanya, .. Middle name pairings:
Yolanda Margot (Y.M.), ..
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)
Yolanda was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #116 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is presently at #1906. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Yolanda (#1906 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Violet (#50 the previous year), Yolonda, Yulanda, Yolande, Yola, Yalonda and Iola. These forms of Yolanda were at the apex of their popularity in 2015 (usage of 0.38%). Violet is more ubiquitous than the rest, while forms such as Iola are now somewhat dated.
Yolanda▼ is pronounced similarly to Alinda, Elinda, Olinda and Olynda. Other suggested similar 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 (see Vanda), Wanda▼, Wohnda (see Wanda), Wonda, Wonnda (see Wanda), Yanna, Yelena, Yoana, Yoanna, Yoconda, Yohanna, Yolanne, Yona, Yonina, Yordanna (see Yordan), Yoslina, Ysande, Ysolda, Yulenka, Yulinka and Zanda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Yolanda.See names in meaning and etymology.