The name Yolanda is a girl's name of Spanish, Greek origin meaning "violet flower". Yolanda and is often added to lists like Bad Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose: Alphabetical".
From the experts:
Yolanda conjures up visions of midcentury films like "Yolanda and the Thief," complete with gauzy veils, harem pants, and invisible navels. Iolanthe, with the first syllable pronounced the same as in Yolanda, is a softer version, but most modern parents would opt for the English Violet.