are Hebrew names meaning "Jehovah
is God". Jola could possibly be used
as a feminine of Joel
but it is not a genuine feminisation and does not share Joel
As far as I can discover, Ancient Greek had no word for "pretty". The nearest word, "beautiful", was asteios, kalos
. The modern Greek for pretty is, as near as I can transliterate it, omorphos
. "Cute" is approximately charitomenos
and "attractive" is approximately elkystikos
. So a meaning of "pretty" in Greek is unlikely for Jola.
As for the "ion, violet" meaning, if you read my post you would have seen that Jola is a shortening of Jolanda
, which means
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