What is the meaning of the name Violet?

The name Violet is primarily a female name of English origin that means Purple/blue Flower.

Violet is the name of a purple/blue color and the associated flower. The violet flower is a member of the genus viola. Violet is traditionally a name used in England and other parts of Great Britain but has now "crossed the pond" as flower names for girls have become more popular.

Famous Violets include Violet Bonham Carter, British politician and writer, and Violet Florence Martin, Irish author. Violet Markham was a British social reformer.

Fictional Violets include Violet Gray from the Peanuts comic, as well as Violet Beauregarde from the novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and movie Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, featuring the line, "You're turning violet, Violet!" There's also Violet Baudelaire from A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler).

There is also a Broadway show by the name Violet about the title character on a bus and the people she meets on the journey. Violet Crawley is the matriarch character on the television show Downton Abbey, played by Maggie Smith.

Different Spellings of the name Violet:

Violeta, Violette

People who like the name Violet also like:

Amelia, Ava, Scarlett, Lily, Olivia, Hazel, Charlotte, Jack, Benjamin, William, Owen, Henry, Oliver, Liam

Names like Violet:

Vilda, Villette, Violetta, Velda, Volta, Vlad, Valda, Vladi

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Violet Betty Bass-Turchin - daughter of Lance Bass and Michael Turchin , born 2021
Violet Skye Lazan - daughter of Rachel Platten and Kevin Lazan , born 2019
Violet Grace Deveraux Sanford - daughter of Poppy Montgomery and Shawn Sanford , born 2017
Violet Madison Nash - daughter of Christina Milian and Terius The-Dream Nash , born 2010
Violet Anne Grohl - daughter of Dave Grohl and Maye Grohl , born 2006

Stats for the Name Violet

checkmark Violet is currently #3 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Violet is currently #16 in U.S. births

Songs about Violet

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Violet - Hole
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