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Origin: Greek, Latin, Germanic

Meaning: the Spanish form of French Yolande possible influenced from Greek Iolanthe meaning "violet flower" from Greek elements iole (violet) and anthos (flower), though it's just as likely that it's derived from Violante derived from Latin viola meaning "violet".

Yolanda could also be Germanic in origin, perphaps coming from Old Germanic iv (yew) and landa (land) meaning "yew land".


Variants:
  • Yolande (French)
  • Iolanda (Portuguese, Italian, Romanian)
  • Jolanda (Dutch, Slovene, Croatian, Italian)
  • Jolanta (Polish, Lithuanian)
  • Jolana (Czech, Slovak)
  • Yolonda (English)
  • Violante 
  • Iolanthe (Greek)




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