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What does Violette mean?

Violette Pronunciation of Violette as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Violette is "purple". Violette is an alternate spelling of Violet (Latin): one of the earliest flower names.


ASSOCIATED WITH purple (violet)


VARIANTS Vyolette, Vyolet, Viollette, Viollet

RELATED FORMS VIA VIOLET Violaine, Violanta, Violante, Violanthe, Viole, Violeine, Violeta, Violetta, Violletta, Vyoletta



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How popular is Violette?

Violette is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2188 out of 4276, Top 51%) and an even more popular last name for all people (#9105 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Violette reached its apex rank of #682 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is at #1090 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Violet (#43 LAST YEAR), Violeta (#965) and Violetta (#1733) are the popular alternative forms of Violette (#1090). Other variants, like Viole, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Violette was more pronounced among parents in 2018 (ADOPTION OF 0.3%). Violet has historically been preferred by parents, although Violette seems to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Violette, Violet, Violeta, Violetta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Violette is pronounced similarly to Villette. Other recommended sound-alike names are Alette, Allette, Alowette (see Alouette), Amorette, Arlette, Artlette, Bobette, Carlette, Coletta, Colette, Collette, Cosette, Cozette, Dionetta, Dorette, Earlette, Finette, Gilette, Ginette, Ginnette, Giuletta, Halette, Joette, Joletta, Josette, Jozette, Kolette, Korette, Linnette, Lisbette, Lisette, Lisolette, Lissette, Lizette, Loletta, Lolotte, Lonette, Lorette, Minette, Minnette, Nellette, Nicoletta, Nicollette, Ninette, Ninnette, Odelette, Olette, Paulette, Perlette, Philette, Pierette, Rhonette (see Rhonda), Richette, Rilletta, Rillette, Robette, Ronette, Rosette, Sallette, Simonette, Tonette, Valeta, Valetta, Valletta, Vedette, Vernette, Vidette, Vincetta, Vinetta, Vinette, Violant, Vynette, Willette and Wilmette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Violette.

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