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What does Yolande mean?

Yolande Pronunciation of Yolande [yolande] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and Yolande means "purple; violet flower". Yolande is an alternate spelling of Violet (Latin): one of the earliest flower names. Yolande is also a variant of Yolanda (Greek, Spanish).

Associated with: purple (violet), flower.


Yolande has 4 variants: Eolande, Iolande, Yoland and Yollande.

21 more relations via Violet, Yolanda: Iolanda, Iolanthe, Jolan, Jolanda, Jolande, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jolanthe, Violante, Yalinda, Yalonda, Yola, Yolaiza, Yolane, Yolantha, Yolanthe, Yolette, Yolie, Yolonda and Yulanda.

Creative forms:
(female) Yolandei, Yulande, ..

(male) Yolanse, Yolante, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yolande Claira (Y.C.), ..

How popular is Yolande?

Yolande is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2239 out of 4276, Top 52%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Yolande entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #1534 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yolande name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Yolande are Violet (#50 last year), Yalonda, Yola, Yolanda (#1906), Yolonda and Yulanda. These forms of Yolande were favored by parents today (median #1708). Violet is the firm favorite, while Yolanda is now less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yolande, Violet, Yalonda, Yola, Yolanda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yolonda, Yulanda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Amande, Armande, Bolade, Brande, Celinde, Claude, Folasade, Garlande, Glade, Golde, Holde (see Holda), Malinde, Melinde (see Melinda), Noland, Nolanda, Rolanda, Rolande, Romonde, Salinde, Sande, Selinde, Solange, Yoana, Yoanah, Yoanna, Yoconda, Yohanna, Yolanne, Yollie, Yoslene, Yosline, Ysande, Ysanne and Ysolde. These names tend to be less frequently used than Yolande.

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