Meaning “violet flower” in Greek, the very midcentury sounding Yolanda was once a flower in full bloom who is now wilting away, petal by petal. It’s undignified nickname of “Yo” doesn’t help matters any.
- Greek: Violet flower
WNBA player Yolanda Griffith, Musician Yolanda Adams, Writer Yolanda Blanco
Daughter of Martin Luther King