Name: Violet

Origin and Meaning of the Name Violet

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    (VY let)
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    English speaking countries
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    Violets are small plants, whose flowers are usually violet or purple in colour.

    There are several fictional characters named Violet: in the comic 'Peanuts', Violet Beauregarde is a chewing-gum addict golden ticket winner in Roald Dahl's 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory', Violet Baudelaire is one of the three siblings in Lemony Snicket's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' and Violet is the eldest daughter of Mr Incredible with the gift of invisibility in the Disney film 'The Incredibles'.

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Popularity Rank of Violet (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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