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What do you think of when you hear the name Violet?

(60 Posts)
namesstress2323 Wed 18-Jan-17 23:33:17

Can't decide if i love it
or hate it.

Opinions? does it remind you too much of the colour?

KingJoffreysRestingCuntface Wed 18-Jan-17 23:38:31

Gum chewer from Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.

FishInAWetSuitAndFlippers Wed 18-Jan-17 23:39:06

The first thing I think of is Violet from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

CauliflowerSqueeze Wed 18-Jan-17 23:39:07

Reminds me of the girl in Charlie and the chocolate factory

ferriswheel Wed 18-Jan-17 23:39:10

Violent

Sorry

magicstar1 Wed 18-Jan-17 23:43:12

Willie Wonka here too, sorry.

SingaSong12 Wed 18-Jan-17 23:44:32

Charlie and the chocolate factory or the William books by Richmal Crompton (they had Violet Elizabeth who threatened to thcream and thcream and thcream)

Thisrabbitthatrabbit Wed 18-Jan-17 23:45:52

A series of unfortunate events. It has positive connotations for me.

SuckingEggs Wed 18-Jan-17 23:49:11

I like it.

Zippidydoodah Wed 18-Jan-17 23:49:22

"Violet! You're turning violet, Violet!"

Popped straight into my head! I love the film though, so it's not negative for me!

MollyHuaCha Wed 18-Jan-17 23:50:42

Love this name. smile

maisybobbins Wed 18-Jan-17 23:54:07

Love love it.

There was a really cool girl on Corrie called violet.

MrsBlennerhassett Wed 18-Jan-17 23:54:23

I think its beautiful!! But it is becoming very trendy and is on the top 50 for last year i think?

Darlink Wed 18-Jan-17 23:58:55

Violent

Mungobungo Wed 18-Jan-17 23:59:00

I'm afraid it's Violet Beauregard from the chocolate factory.

Or Violent

Not my cuppa, but then, not my baby! If you love it and it goes nicely with last name then my opinion doesn't really matter all that much.

oldlaundbooth Wed 18-Jan-17 23:59:55

Charlie too.

OutnumberedbyFurchesters Thu 19-Jan-17 00:01:37

Violent.

fusspot66 Thu 19-Jan-17 00:01:53

I'll thcweam and thcweam

cantthinkofabloodyname Thu 19-Jan-17 00:02:19

Evil family member.

321zerobaby Thu 19-Jan-17 00:11:13

Old lady, Auntie Vi.

DramaAlpaca Thu 19-Jan-17 00:16:01

Same as fusspot66 grin

It's a nice name, though.

tigerdriverII Thu 19-Jan-17 00:19:26

Thcweam and thcweam until I'm thick.

It's a pretty name but a bit Victorian tweeny even without the Just William connotation.

Beeziekn33ze Thu 19-Jan-17 00:20:28

Like all the flower names, Poppy, Lily, Daisy, Rosie, Violet, Iris. They make me think of the flowers.

Eeeek686 Thu 19-Jan-17 00:26:21

I know a little Violet, she's 4 and adorable! I've heard on here before something which is proven to be true - all past connotations disappear in the presence of your child, and it will be the same for your friends and family, I guarantee it. smile

It's a lovely name, if you like it, use it!

notangelinajolie Thu 19-Jan-17 00:35:46

I don't think of the colour at all. I think of Violet Elizabeth from Just William books. Oh and didn't Hyacinth Bucket have a sister called Violet?

It's a lovely name, congratulations!

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