Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Yolanda f. Greek ιολη 'violet' + Greek ανθος 'flower'.

The name of a 13th C queen consort of Aragon, a 13th C queen consort of Hungary, and a 14th C queen consort of Scotland.

Cf. also Viola and Violet.

France
Latin
1378 Yolendis (nom) hanquetvol1 791
Old French
1292 Hyolent 1292paris p. 148, Yolent ibid. p. 12; 1302 Yolent NDParisII XXXV
Hungary
Latin
1320 Jolenth (nom) Slíz p. 236, s.n. Jolenth; 1326 Jolenth (nom) ibid. p. 236, s.n. Jolenth; 1342 Jolenth (nom) ibid. p. 236, s.n. Jolenth
Italy
Latin
1521 Violans (nom) VitAs2 III; 1522x1532 Violante (nom) DSF p. 51, 21; 1527 Violante (nom) Rome1527 p. 89
Spain
Latin
1487 Violans (nom) carbonell-I p. 12; 1488 Violans (nom) ibid. p. 16, Violantem (acc) ibid. p. 28, Violentem (acc) ibid. p. 15; 1489 Violans (nom) ibid. p. 30; 1490 Violans (nom) ibid. p. 39; 1491 Violans (nom) ibid. p. 52
Catalan
1488 Violant carbonell-I p. 28; 1510 Violant valencia1510 3272, Yolant ibid. 3200
Cite as: M. Slíz, J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Yolanda". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Yolanda.