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Subject: VIOLA from the Greek ION?
Author: Andy ;—)   (guest, 84.165.19.90)
Date: June 26, 2006 at 6:43:09 AM
Wikipedia (German http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_%28Vorname%29)
says, that the feminine name VIOLA is a "Latin deminutive of the Greek íon, originally víon, after Ion, the founder of Athens."
Can anybody confirm this?

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