Yolanda - Meaning of Yolanda
Colanda, Eolanda, Eolande, Iolana (used in Hawaiian as well), Iolanda (used in Italian, Portuguese, and Romanian as well), Iolande, Iolanthe, Jolinda, lolanda, Olinda, Shalanda, Violante, Yalanda, Yalando, Yalinda, Yalonda, Ylonda, Yocasta, Yolain, Yolaine, Yolana, Yoland, Yolande (used in French as well), Yolando, Yolane, Yolanna, Yolanthe (used in French as well), Yole, Yolette, and Yollette. Other English forms include the diminutive Yolie, and the spelling variants Yolantha (used in French as well) and Yollanda.
Variations used in foreign languages include Iole (Italian), Jolan (Hungarian), Jolana (Czech and Slavic), Jolanda (Dutch, Italian, and Slavic), Jolanka (Hungarian), Jolanta (Czech and Polish), Jolantha (German), Jolanthe (German), Jolán (Hungarian), Jole (Italian), Joli (Hungarian), and Yoli (Spanish). The shortening Yola (German and Spanish), and the diminutive Jola (Polish) are other foreign variations.
Yolanda is rare as a baby girl name. At the modest peak of its usage in 1968, 0.216% of baby girls were given the name Yolanda. It was #93 in rank then. The baby name has substantially declined in popularity since then, and is today of infrequent use. Out of all girl names in its family, Yolanda was nonetheless the most widely used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Yolanda include Yalanda, Yalando, Yalinda, Yalonda, Yolande, Yolando, Yolantha, Yollanda, Yolonda, Youlanda, Yulonda, Eulanda, Iolanda, Jolanda, Jolanta, Jolantha, Eulandea, Eulandia, Ylonda, and Yoland.
† Pronunciation for Yolanda: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"