Name Iola – origin and meaning

Iola is a female name.

Origin of Iola

Yola is a short variant of the name Yolanda, which is of Greek origin, but also a variant of the Welsh name Iolo.

Meaning of Iola

Yola means “violet”, “violet blossom” and “purple flower” (from ancient Greek “iole/ion” = violet + “anthos” = flower) and “handsome mistress” (from Welsh “iôr” = lord + “berth” = handsome).

Pronunciation of Iola

Alternate spelling of Iola

Yola Jola

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