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17 Violet names and what they mean, for violet, purple for baby girls, listing 1-17.
Amethyst .. (Greek) "Precious purple jewel." ..
Clematis .. Flower name named in the 16th century from Greek "klematis", referring to the blossoming vine with white or purple blooms ..
Fiala .. (Czechoslovakian) "Violet."
Hyacinth .. Name of a flower and a color that ranges from sapphire to violet ..
Ianthe .. (Greek) "Violet flower." ..
Iola .. (Greek) "Violet-colored dawn."
Iolanthe .. (Greek) "Violet flower." ..
Ione .. (Greek) "Violet." ..
Jacaranda Flower name: a tree with purple blossoms that thrives in warm climates.
Jolan .. (Greek) "Violet flower." ..
Lantana .. Also the name of a flower with pungent smell and tiny clusters of orange or purple blossoms.
Lydia .. Biblical: a Christian woman called a "seller of purple" and described as a woman of business, probably affluent ..
Mauve .. The petals of the mallow are purple, hence the use of "mauve" as a color.
Violante .. (Greek, Latin) "Purple flower." ..
Violet .. "Purple."
Wisteria Flower name: a vine with purple-blue blossoms, named for the 18th-century Philadelphia physician, Caspar Wistar.
Yolanda .. (Greek, Spanish) "Violet flower." Variant of Yolande, a French form of Violet, and the Hungarian Jolanda.
Hyacinth, Iola, Ione, Lydia, Violet and Yolanda are commonly used names, while Amethyst, Clematis, Fiala, Ianthe, Iolanthe, Jacaranda, Jolan, Lantana, Mauve, Violante and Wisteria are rare in comparison. (2000 U.S. Census)
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