Violet
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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.
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colors, fictional characters, flora, flowers, literature, movies, nature, plants, Pokemon characters, purple, Roald Dahl characters, word names
Related 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)
Popularity
United States  ranked #47 
England and Wales  ranked #68 
Canada (BC)  ranked #32 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #43 
New Zealand  ranked #57 
Scotland  ranked #94