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Viola Meaning


What does Viola mean?

The name Viola is of Latin and English origin.

The meaning of Viola is "viola, stringed instument".

Viola is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Vi-o-la.

The Given Name Viola

Viola appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A name fit for a child full of distinction and spirit, a little trailblazer.

Viola is unique yet compelling due to its sophisticated and chic nature.

Viola falls into the name categories classic, musical.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Viola Davis.

Viola Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,134 in baby name popularity for girls with 214 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,170 in baby name popularity for girls with 210 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Viola Related Names

The names Vjollca, Wiola are all forms of Viola.

Famous Violas

  • Viola ~ Twelfth Night character
  • Viola Davis ~ Actress

Viola Numerology

What will your new littleViola be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Viola Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Viola in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Viola.

Just for fun, see the name Viola 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 Viola in Nautical Flags page.