Shades of Purple Baby Names

September 3, 2015 Linda Rosenkrantz

Of all the colors on the artist’s palette, I can’t think of one that holds more captivating baby name possibilities than the royal color purple. From the soft lavender and lilac hues to the vivid magenta and fuchsia, baby namers are suddenly showing a real passion for the various shades of purple. By Linda Rosenkrantz


By far the most popular of the purple names, the sweet and lovely floral Violet is now in the Top 75 on the US list—rising from a low of 996 in 1981-- and Number 7 on Nameberry! Some credit must go to Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck for choosing the name in 2005. It’s a favorite of kidlit authors and other celebrity parents.


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