Viola

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Female Female Name

Usage

Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Viola reichenbachiana 001.jpg
Violet
Image by H. Zell,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

1) Latin viola = 'violet (flower)' [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

2) Short form of Violetta [5] [6]

Related Names

Fiola
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Fjóla
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Faroese Icelandic
Fjólar
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Icelandic
Viol
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Danish
Viola
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Wiola
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Vióla
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Faroese
Víóla
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Icelandic
Viole
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Norwegian Swedish
Viula
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Finish

See also Lola, Vaila, Violetta, Vivi, Orvokki

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Viola
Genitive: Violas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Viola
Genitive: Violan
Partitive: Violaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Viola
Genitive: Violas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Viola
Genitive: Violas

Name Days

Finland Finland

3 June

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

3 June

Sweden Sweden

29 October

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Viola Hildegard Gråsten (born Forsberg, 18 November 1910 – 20 October 1994), Swedish textile designer

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[12]
3366 49985 3366 49977 0 8
Finland Finland[13]
n.a.
10373
n.a.
10373 0 0
Denmark Denmark[14]
1766
n.a.
1766
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[15]
342
n.a.
342
n.a.
0
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[16]
22 56
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[17]
2 5
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Viola (f) Sources: [12][14][15][13]


References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by H. Zell, source & license
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  4. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 7.4 7.5 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  10. Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/