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The name Violet is of Old French origin, and means violet.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Violet has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Violet
Use of the Name Violet for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
95,117 7,503 2,826 2,529 2,042 934 469
The table below indicates the number of times the name Violet has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Violet
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188023942  
188124642  
188224948  
188320174  
188421181  
188519692  
1886195103  
188721097  
1888186145  
1889183155  
1890176183  
1891176188  
1892163238  
1893157254  
1894154286  
1895142316  
1896135355  
1897119411  
1898127411  
1899111435  
1900108616  
190191611  
190295649  
190393637  
190487755  
190582831  
190686830  
190781954  
1908811,016  
190989940  
1910891,034  
1911831,180  
1912831,533  
1913821,747  
1914832,056  
1915822,752  
1916832,922  
1917843,022  
1918833,292  
1919743,599  
1920773,690  
1921813,470  
1922863,187  
1923853,278  
1924883,229  
1925923,025  
1926962,890  
19271032,701  
19281122,319  
19291112,221  
19301202,091  
19311321,749  
19321321,695  
19331361,514  
19341481,368  
19351591,270  
19361691,152  
19371761,142  
1938193958  
1939196912  
1940217782  
1941223781  
1942240801  
1943260713  
1944276633  
1945285591  
1946294610  
1947310623  
1948339528  
1949358483  
1950343519  
1951381459  
1952403430  
1953423420  
1954408448  
1955444408  
1956485369  
1957486384  
1958488384  
1959537327  
1960542320  
1961556319  
1962577291  
1963645245  
1964673231  
1965676212  
1966667212  
1967808153  
1968874139  
1969902138  
1970927139  
1971919142  
1972    
1973931132  
1974943132  
1975    
1976    
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981989148  
1982993149  
1983    
1984    
1985    
1986    
1987    
1988    
1989    
1990    
1991    
1992    
1993    
1994    
1995    
1996    
1997    
1998907233  
1999849254  
2000741311  
2001662380  
2002611417  
2003585465  
2004590469  
Totals:  95,117 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Violet as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Violet appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 103 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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