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female Violet [Girl] Added by: JustineMumsnet

Origin

  • Latin
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Meaning/history

  • One of the earliest flower names, first used in the 1830s.
  • Purple in Latin
  • flower (English/French)
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Nicknames

  • Lettie, V, Vi
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Interesting Violets

  • Violet Purr - Superheros
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Unfortunate Violets

  • Violet Elizabeth Bott, Beauregarde
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Violet goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • May, Elizabeth, Isabel, Annabel, Rose
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When I hear Violet
I think of...

  • Purple flowers
  • Just William
  • traditional little girls in pinifores
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The Mumsnet verdict

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Violet will be a:

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Violet will wear:

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Violet will shop at:

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Violet's biscuits of choice will be:

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