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Yolanda has its origins in the Old Greek language. It is used largely in English and French. The name Yolanda means 'violet flower'. Derived from iole which means 'violet' ; anthos which means 'flower'.
Yolanda of Flanders (1175-1219) ruled the Latin Empire in Constantinople for her husband Peter II of Courtenay from 1217 to 1219.
Some believe it to be a derivative of Violante (violet), a medieval French name derived from the Latin viola (violet).
Yolanda Name also appears in following Origin(s): English
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is a Spanish judoka, Olympic champion. She won a bronze medal in the lightweight (48 kg) division at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.