Violet
Origin/Usage
Latin
Pronunciation
VIE-lət/VIE-ə-lət
Meaning
Violet flower
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Violet originates in Latin language and is derived from the name of a popular purple flower, from whose name the color was also derived. As a feminine given name it has been used since the end of the 19th century and currently is one of the most popular feminine names in the United States. It is also the name of several places in the U.S. and Canada.

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