Violette Origin and Meaning

The name Violette is girl's name of French origin meaning "purple".
Now that Violet is becoming more popular, parents may start exploring same-but-different options such as the French Violette, which would properly be pronounced with a long e sound in the first syllable and three syllables -- vee-oh-let -- as well as the operatic Italian Violetta.

Violette Popularity

20 Names Similar to Violette

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Famous People Named Violette

  • Nelly Armande Guillerm 'Violette Verdy'French ballerina
  • Violette Selfridgedaughter of American/English entrepreneur Harry Selfridge
  • Violette LeducFrench novelist
  • Violette Reine Elizabeth SzaboFrench,British WWII special agent
  • Violette MalanCanadian fantasy novelist
  • Kimberly Violette Pettyaka AnnaKim Violette, daughter of Tom Petty

Violette in Pop Culture

  • "Violette Noziere" 1978 French film
  • Violette Bellflowerrabbit character in the Beechwood Bunny Tales series by Geneviève Huriet