Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Flower
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Violet Boy)

In 2017 the name Violet...

• was given to 4,699 baby girls
• was the 48th most popular name for baby girls
• was 205% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Nebraska, Wisconsin, and South Dakota
• was least popular in Mississippi, Georgia, and Tennessee
• was about as popular as Skylar and Claire
Babies Named Violet Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Violet...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2016
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1990
• is 859% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 2235% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Olive, Avalyn, Ayvah, Hudson, Beckett, Jaxson
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Margarita, Elizabeth, Joseph, Ruben, Jessie
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Violet Per State
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Geographically the name Violet...

• 15% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Nora, Isabelle, Evelyn, Owen, Emmett, Oliver
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nyla, Kelsey, Paris, Christian, Caiden, King
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Violet by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Violet are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Violet will be the only kid named Violet in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Violet compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Violet rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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