Given Name VIOLA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: vie-O-lə (English), vi-O-lə (English), VIE-ə-lə (English), VYAW-la (Italian), VYO-la (German), VEE-o-law (Hungarian)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "violet" in Latin. This was the name of the heroine in Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night' (1602).
VARIANTS: Violet (English), Ibolya, Violetta (Hungarian)
DIMINUTIVES: Vi (English), Violetta (Italian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Violeta (Bulgarian), Violette (French), Violeta (Lithuanian), Violeta (Macedonian), Wiola, Wioleta, Wioletta (Polish), Violeta, Viorica (Romanian), Violetta (Russian), Violeta (Serbian), Violeta (Spanish)


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Entry updated August 16, 2017