A beautiful name that evokes imagery of flowers, Violet comes from the Latin viola and means “purple.” Primarily a girl’s name, Violet is a wonderful option if you wish to choose a botanical name as beloved as Rose, Daisy, and Lily. This gentle title was incredibly popular in the Victorian era and hit the charts again in 2015. Violet is a much-loved name in the literary and media community, featuring in famous tales such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, and Disney’s The Incredibles. Many celebrities have also chosen to name their baby Violet, which may be why it has soared in popularity. Baby Violet will undoubtedly wear this name with pride, emanating the idyllic aura of purple flowers wherever they go.
Online Etymology Dictionary, violet (n.), July 2018
Merriam-Webster, violet, noun
LitCharts, Violet Beauregarde Character Analysis
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