SEARCH FOR A PERSONAL NAME Whats in a name - a survey of first names

Use * for one or more unknown letters
Use ~ before name for Soundex search
Violet (F)>

Violet (female)

Variants:Violetta (F) Violette (F)
Diminutive(s):Vi (F)
Derivative of:Viola (F)
Can be spelt:Voilet (F)
Source(s): FreeCEN 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire
The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG

English, named after the flower. Introduced into Scotland by French influence, see Violette.

Violet is not very frequent in the 1841 Census of Aberdeenshire but there are several spelling variations. Voilet occurs in over 15% of cases. Soundex searching should find all the examples that occur in that record.