Violette

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
3k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Violette

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  • According to a user from Canada, the name Violette is of Latin origin and means "Balance".
  • According to a user from France, the name Violette is of Unknown origin and means "The gift of beauty".

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Wiktionary

From violette (“violet”). Cognate with English Violet.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Violette

Violette Szabo is a military person. Her military service ended in 1945.

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Violette Leduc was a writer. Violette was born on April 7th, 1907 in Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France. She left this life on May 28th, 1972.

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Violette Morris was an athlete. Violette was born on April 18th, 1893. She passed away on April 26th, 1944.

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Muriel Box was a director, writer, and screenwriter. Muriel was given the name Violette Muriel Baker on September 22nd, 1905 in Tolworth, Surrey, England, UK. She died on May 18th, 1991.

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Violette Cordery was a racing driver. Violette was born on January 10th, 1900 in London. She left this life on December 30th, 1983.

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Violette Neatley Anderson was a lawyer. Violette was born on July 16th, 1882 in London. She died on December 24th, 1937.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Violette

He has been prominent since 2004. Chris was born on May 29th, 1981 in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

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Cyndy Violette is a poker player.

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Banks Violette is an artist in the fields of sculpture and installation art. Banks was born in Ithaca, New York.

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Lorne was born on September 7th, 1884.

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How popular is the baby name Violette in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 5 5 0
1887 6 6 0
1889 6 6 0
1891 11 11 0
1892 8 8 0
1893 5 5 0
1894 6 6 0
1895 8 8 0
1896 15 15 0
1897 8 8 0
1898 18 18 0
1899 18 18 0
1900 19 19 0
1901 17 17 0
1902 21 21 0
1903 19 19 0
1904 24 24 0
1905 33 33 0
1906 28 28 0
1907 32 32 0
1908 41 41 0
1909 38 38 0
1910 33 33 0
1911 34 34 0
1912 66 66 0
1913 62 62 0
1914 69 69 0
1915 87 87 0
1916 94 94 0
1917 121 121 0
1918 133 133 0
1919 91 91 0
1920 117 117 0
1921 87 87 0
1922 107 107 0
1923 87 87 0
1924 87 87 0
1925 54 54 0
1926 62 62 0
1927 64 64 0
1928 36 36 0
1929 29 29 0
1930 44 44 0
1931 36 36 0
1932 30 30 0
1933 25 25 0
1934 27 27 0
1935 24 24 0
1936 16 16 0
1937 13 13 0
1938 16 16 0
1939 16 16 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 12 12 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 9 9 0
1944 15 15 0
1945 9 9 0
1946 10 10 0
1947 8 8 0
1948 9 9 0
1950 12 12 0
1951 8 8 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 14 14 0
1955 8 8 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 6 6 0
1958 7 7 0
1959 8 8 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1966 5 5 0
1970 5 5 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 5 5 0
1974 6 6 0
1975 9 9 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 5 5 0
1980 6 6 0
1981 17 17 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 10 10 0
1985 8 8 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 6 6 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 13 13 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 15 15 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 14 14 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 36 36 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 31 31 0
2005 51 51 0
2006 56 56 0
2007 64 64 0
2008 85 85 0
2009 103 103 0
2010 104 104 0
2011 105 105 0
2012 104 104 0
2013 171 171 0
2014 187 187 0
2015 204 204 0
2016 196 196 0
2017 202 202 0

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Popularity of Violette as a first name

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Popularity of Violette as a last name

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Common last names for Violette

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Common first names for Violette

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Violette U.S.
  White 93.90% 64.26%
  African American 0.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.73% 16.26%

Of Last Name Violette

People with the last name Violette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Violette

  • What name lists does Violette rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Violette? Violette is the 4,124th most popular name of all time. As a last name Violette was the 9,529th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Violette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,344 babies born with the first name Violette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Violette to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Violette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Violette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Violette is Sunday, June 23rd, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Violette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Violette was in 2015 with a total of 204 babies.
  • Random Violette Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Violette is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 30 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Violette: Your name in reverse order is Etteloiv. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Etoeivtl. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Violette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,411 people with the last name Violette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Violette? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Violette as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.