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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. vie-O-lə(English)
vi-O-lə(English)
VIE-ə-lə(English)
VYAW-la(Italian)
vi-OO-la(Swedish)
VYO-la(German)
VEE-o-law(Hungarian)
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Meaning & History

Means "violet" in Latin. This was the name of the heroine in Shakespeare's play 'Twelfth Night' (1602).
VariantsViolet(English) Ibolya, Violetta(Hungarian)
DiminutivesVi(English) Violetta(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesVioleta(Bulgarian) Violette(French) Violeta(Lithuanian) Violeta(Macedonian) Wiola, Wioleta, Wioletta(Polish) Violeta, Viorica(Romanian) Violetta(Russian) Violeta(Serbian) Violeta(Spanish)
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