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viola

FORM OF:
violetta
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
íON > VĭŏLA > VIOLETTE / VIOLE
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
íON (ἴον)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Old French “violette / viole” (Old Provençal: “viola”), from the Latin “vĭŏla”, which in turn derives from the Ancient Greek “íon (ἴον)” meaning “violet, purple flower, dark blue flower”. It is an auspicious name that refers to the homonymous flower. The English form Violet enjoyed a certain diffusion in Scotland in the sixteenth century, but became widespread in English only from the nineteenth. The Italian form “viola” became known in England thanks to the character named in Shakespeare's “Twelfth Night”.
KEYWORDS:
FLOWERS / COLORS (BLUE / AZURE) / COLORS (VIOLET / PURPLE)

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • germangerman
  • greenlandicgreenlandic
  • hungarian (magyar)hungarian (magyar)
  • italianitalian
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • swedishswedish

Related names

VARIANTS
danish
violet
dutch
violet
english
violet
finnish
violet, Viula
german
violet
norwegian
violet
swedish
wiola
PET & SHORT FORM
danish
Viol
dutch
violetta, Viooltje
hungarian - magyar
violetta, letta, Viorika, VIOLETT
italian
violetta, letta

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
violeta, vjollca, Violë
bulgarian
violeta
croatian
violeta
faroese
Fjóla, Vióla
french
violette
greek
Violéta
icelandic
Fjóla, Víóla, Vióletta
latvian
violeta
lithuanian
violeta
macedonian
violeta
old swedish
violet
polish
wiola
romanian
violeta
scottish
violet
spanish
violeta
welsh
violet

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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Name Songs

Song Artist
VIOLA ADRIANO CELENTANO

Notable people and personalities​

Viola Barry (1894–1964) American Silent Film Actress
Viola Dana (1897–1987) American Film Actress
Viola Davis (born 1965) American Actress
Viola Graziosi, Italian Actress
Viola Myers (born 1927) Canadian Athlete
Viola Valentino (virginia Minnetti) (born 1952) Italian Singer
Viola Valli (born 1972), Former Italian Swimmer