Viola

Viola - A very unique female name



  May 26,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Viola, meaning violet, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #48. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Viola and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Viola? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Viola. The baby girl name Viola was given to 108 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1419 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,086 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Viola peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1911 on position 47.



Famous with this name

Viola Davis
Joe Viola
Viola von Hoesslin


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Viola is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Viola is currently topping the baby name charts in Minnesota at position #686 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,307.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Viola is where you live.


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Viola origin and meaning

Viola is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means violet. To see famous people named Viola, pop culture references for the name Viola and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Viola

We've found the following names that sound similar to Viola, sorted by popularity.

Velia / Vallie / Veola / Val / Vella / Vela / Valli / Vola / Vila / Valla /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121419
20111810
20101816
20092009
20082208
20072416
20061997
20052796
20044197
20033054
20022756
20015230
20005223
19993076
19984876
19973640
19964806
19953001
19944125
19932495
19922767
19912535
19902568
19892365
19882003
19871999
19862391
19851841
19841693
19831802
19821560
19811649
19801350
19791603
19781498
19772037
19761231
19751296
19741063
19731106
1972986
19711042
1970873
1969900
1968810
1967674
1966671
1965608
1964590
1963562
1962554
1961475
1960468
1959478
1958452
1957448
1956391
1955390
1954356
1953351
1952324
1951312
1950313
1949296
1948282
1947267
1946255
1945239
1944234
1943220
1942214
1941202
1940190
1939187
1938187
1937175
1936164
1935150
1934141
1933138
1932134
1931126
1930116
1929109
1928102
1927101
192697
192584
192482
192379
192272
192166
192059
191958
191859
191759
191659
191558
191457
191352
191252
191147
191048

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Minnesota686
Washington839
Ohio912
Pennsylvania983
Colorado1013
Missouri1093
New York1138
California1292
New Jersey1362
Michigan1389
Texas1835
Florida2307

Even more about Viola


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Viola a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Viola?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1911
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Viola
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 13,086
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +108

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