User comments for Jolánka (Meaning / History Only)

This name was created by the writer András Dugonics in his 1803 novel entitled "Etelkának leánya" (Daughter of Etelka).
Meaning is: Good little girl.
Shortened also to JOLÁN.
JOLÁNTA of Greek origin, a much older name was not used popularly in Hungary for many centuries. From 1803 on, JOLÁNKA became a popular name. The contribution of the writer András Dugonics in popularizing this name should be acknowledged. [noted -ed]
kybi1  5/8/2010

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