Violet – Scary Mommy

Violet

Like Lily, this one really is named after the flower. No further digging needed. A beautifully feminine name that is the color of soft purple, this one’s a mainstay for baby girls. It’s hard to imagine a Violet having a raging tantrum and throwing her shoe at your face, isn’t it? (But, she will.)

Nicknames:

Vi, Lettie, Ettie.

Famous people named Violet:

Violet Jessop, a nurse who was on board both the Titanic and Britannic when each sunk and miraculously survived both disasters; Violet Farebrother, actress who starred in many Alfred Hitchcock movies; daughter of Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck.

Fun fact:

Violet first became common in Scotland during the 16th century and has been widely used ever since.

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