Colors Related to this Name: White, Gray

Qualities Related to this Name: Extroverted, Adventurous

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #1310 in 2013 and #1250 in 2014.

Famous People

Viola Davis (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Viola Wills (Singer), Viola Dana (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Viola Barry (Movie Actress), Viola Harris (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Viola McCoy (Singer), Viola Richard (Movie Actress)


In English

Origin: From Latin viola ‎(“violet”)


-A city in Kansas

-A hamlet in New York

-A town in Arkansas

-A town in Delaware

-A town in Tennessee

-A village in Illinois

-A village in Wisconsin

-( female name -comes from the Latin language-)

In Spanish

Origin: Occupational surname for a viola player, from Late Latin vitula, or for a dyer or seller of violet fabric.


-(last name)

In Swedish

Origin: Latin viola ‎(“violet”). First recorded in Sweden in 1844.


-( female name).

In Czech


-( female name), related to Viola.

In Danish


-( female name) of Latin origin.

In Finnish

Origin: From Latin viola in the 19th century.


-( female name).

In Italian

Origin: The given name derived from Latin viola ‎(“a violet”). The surname can be matronymic, but more often occupational, for a dyer of violet cloth, or a player of the viola.


-( female name).

-(last name)

In Translingual

Origin: Latin viola ‎(“violet”)


-(taxon genus family Hesperiidae certain of the butterflies called skippers)

-(taxon genus family Violaceae the violets)