Gender: Female Meaning of Yolanda: "violet flower" Origin of Yolanda: Greek

Yolanda Origin and Meaning

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

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.

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Yolanda's International Variations

Jolan, Iola, Yoli, Yola (Spanish) Jola (Polish) Jolanka, Jólan, Joli (Eastern European) Jolante (Norwegian) Jolana, Jolanta (Czech) Iolande, Iolanda (Greek) Iolanthe (French) Jolán (Hungarian) Yolande, (Swedish)


princessax Says:


One of the most gorgeous names i’ve ever heard. Its like a princess’s name who looks like an dainty feminine flower. Such a pretty and feminine name. I will name my future child this.

Boba_Buddy_Le Says:


I like Yolana better.

BabyHall Says:


I agree, I know no one with this name in 21st centery

Starelli Says:


Feels aged in the same category as Beryl, Sharon, Cheryl, and the like.

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Yessica Says:


YO!.... LANDA!