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What does Yolande mean?

Yolande Pronunciation of 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


VARIANTS Yollande, Yoland, Iolande, Eolande

RELATIONS VIA VIOLET, YOLANDA Iolanda, Iolanthe, Jolan, Jolanda, Jolande, Jolanna, Jolanne, Jolanta, Jolanthe, Violante, Yalinda, Yalonda, Yola, Yolaiza, Yolane, Yolantha, Yolanthe, Yolette, Yolie, Yolonda, Yulanda



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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, 2018)

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?

Prominent varying forms of Yolande are Violet (#43 LAST YEAR), Yalonda, Yola, Yolanda, Yolonda and Yulanda. These forms of Yolande were favored by parents 108 years ago (MEDIAN #1393) and have remained as common to this day (#1720, DOWN 9.1%). 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-sounding 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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