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

Means "violet" in Latin. This was the name of the heroine in Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night (1602).

Related Names

VariantsViolet(English) Ibolya, Violetta(Hungarian)
DiminutivesVi(English) Violetta(Italian)
Other Languages & CulturesVioleta, Vjollca(Albanian) Violeta(Bulgarian) Violette(French) Violeta(Lithuanian) Violeta(Macedonian) Wiola, Wioleta, Wioletta(Polish) Violeta, Viorela, Viorica(Romanian) Violetta(Russian) Violeta(Serbian) Violeta(Spanish)
Surname DescendantViola(Italian)
User SubmissionVíóla

Popularity

Name Days

Austria: May 3
Czechia: May 25
Estonia: June 3
Finland: June 3
Hungary: December 19
Latvia: May 4
Latvia: November 24
Slovakia: May 18
Sweden: October 29

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Entry updated December 7, 2022