Violet - Meaning Of Violet, What Does Violet Mean?

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Violet Meaning


What does Violet mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Violet is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Violet is "violet, purple, a color, a flower".  

Violet is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced VI-o-let.

In the U.S. in 2013, it ranked 69  in baby name popularity for girls with 3895 occurrences.  It ranked 11950 in popular baby names for boys with 6 occurrences. 

View the Violet Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Violet has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Violet to other names.


The names Violante, Violeta, Violetta, Violette, Wioletta are all forms of Violet.

Violet has the diminutive (nickname) Vi.

Violet falls into the flower name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Violet in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Violet in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Violet in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Violet Numerology page.

Violet Numerology
Violet in Hieroglyhics
Violet in Nautical Flags
Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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