Given Name VIOLET

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: VIE-lit, VIE-ə-lit   [details]

Meaning & History

From the English word violet for the purple flower, ultimately derived from Latin viola. It was common in Scotland from the 16th century, and it came into general use as an English given name during the 19th century.

Categories

colors, Discworld characters, fictional characters, flora, flowers, literature, movies, nature, plants, Pokemon characters, purple, Roald Dahl characters, RuPauls Drag Race contestants, word names
VARIANT: Viola
DIMINUTIVE: Vi
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Violeta (Bulgarian), Viola (Czech), Viola (Danish), Violette (French), Viola (German), Ibolya, Viola, Violetta (Hungarian), Viola, Violetta (Italian), Violeta (Lithuanian), Violeta (Macedonian), Viola (Norwegian), Wiola, Wioleta, Wioletta (Polish), Violeta (Romanian), Violetta (Russian), Violeta (Serbian), Violeta (Spanish), Viola (Swedish)
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  Australia (NSW)
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  Canada (BC)
2015
  England and Wales
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  New Zealand
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  Scotland
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