Yolanda

Yolanda - A very unique female name



  Apr 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Yolanda, meaning violet flower, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #593. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Yolanda and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Yolanda? 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 Yolanda. The baby girl name Yolanda was given to 101 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1476 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 13,993 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Yolanda peaked in popularity 47 years ago in 1972 on position 91.



Famous with this name

Yolanda Vazquez
Yolanda Lievana
Yolanda Orisaga


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Yolanda is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Yolanda is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #932 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,616.

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 Yolanda is where you live.


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Yolanda origin and meaning

Yolanda is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means violet flower. To see famous people named Yolanda, pop culture references for the name Yolanda and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Yolanda

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

Yolonda / Yolande / Yulanda / Yulonda / Yalonda / Youlanda / Yolando / Yalanda / Yolander / Ylonda /

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
20121476
20111631
20101587
20091401
20081499
20071217
20061067
20051108
20041100
20031026
20021021
2001927
2000772
1999793
1998751
1997661
1996613
1995561
1994534
1993436
1992422
1991418
1990387
1989361
1988310
1987275
1986280
1985247
1984237
1983209
1982189
1981176
1980158
1979147
1978139
1977135
1976119
1975110
1974112
1973113
197291
197199
1970106
196998
196893
1967122
1966131
1965139
1964147
1963157
1962168
1961167
1960172
1959170
1958168
1957166
1956164
1955168
1954177
1953171
1952173
1951179
1950180
1949194
1948202
1947197
1946204
1945244
1944292
1943316
1942328
1941340
1940340
1939361
1938351
1937342
1936367
1935409
1934413
1933428
1932415
1931356
1930361
1929337
1928330
1927350
1926312
1925284
1924272
1923265
1922300
1921350
1920362
1919350
1918372
1917334
1916355
1915374
1914386
1913452
1912508
1911434
1910593

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California932
Florida980
Texas1081
Georgia1272
North Carolina1563
New York1592
Illinois1616

Even more about Yolanda


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 Yolanda 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 Yolanda?

3 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
1972
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Yolanda
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 13,993
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +101

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