Yolanda Name Meaning & Origin

Yolanda

Pronunciation: yoh-LAHN-də, yoh-LAN-də (key)

Origin of the name Yolanda:

Of uncertain etymology, some believe it to be a derivative of Violante (violet), a medieval French name derived from the Latin viola (violet).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Iolanthe, Jolana, Lani, Yolande, Yolonda

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Nicknames for Yolanda

Lani, Yola, Yolandita, Yoli, Yolis, Yo, Yoky, Londa

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Famous real-life people named Yolanda

Yolandita Monge, singer
Yolanda Denise King, daughter of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Yolanda in song, story & screen

"Donde Estas Yolanda?", sung by various artists including La Sonora Santanera.
"Yolanda", written and sung by Pablo Milanéz
Yolanda, a character Usnavi was said to be seeing in In The Heights

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