Gender: Female Pronunciation: yo-lan-thuh Meaning of Iolanthe: "violet flower" Origin of Iolanthe: Greek

Iolanthe Origin and Meaning

The name Iolanthe is a girl's name of French, Greek origin meaning "violet flower".

Iolanthe is known primarily through the1882 Gilbert & Sullivan operetta of that name, in which the title character is a fairy. Iolanthe is a softer version of Yolanda, and is the kind of multi-syllabic classical name once considered too weighty for a modern baby girl, but now within the realm of possibility--this one as a dramatic twist on Violet

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Starelli Says:


I think the I is more like a 'yuh/yo' than an 'eye.'

MrzHillz Says:


There is a street in my town called Iolanthe but it is pronounced eye-oh-lan-thee so that is how I see this name. Still a pretty name.

christineolteanu Says:


I actually really like Iolanthe. It looks really pretty written on paper though I'm not sure if it's pronounced yo-lan-thee or

Periberry Says:


one of my favorite names, i pronounce it yo-lan-thee.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I like this better pronounce Yo-lan-thee