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What does Yolanda mean?

Yolanda Pronunciation of Yolanda 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, violet, flower


VARIANTS Eolande, Eolantha, Iola, Iolanda, Iolande, Iolantha, Iolanthe, Jolan, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jolantha, Jolanthe, Yalinda, Yalonda, Yola, Yolaiza, Yoland, Yolande, Yollande, Yolantha, Yolanthe, Yolette, Yolie, Yolonda, Yulanda

SEE ALSO Violante

OTHER FORMS VIA VIOLET Jolanda, Jolande, Violanta, Yolane



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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, but is not ranked currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Yolanda rated in the Top 2000 are Violet (#43 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Iola, Yalonda, Yola, Yolande, Yolonda and Yulanda. These forms of Yolanda were at the apex of their popularity during 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 0.34%) and are almost as common today (USAGE 0.28%, 17%). Violet is more ubiquitous than the rest, while forms such as Yolanda are now somewhat dated.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Yolanda is pronounced similarly to Alinda, Elinda, Olinda and Olynda. Other suggested similar-sounding 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.

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