Viola is a girl name and means purple. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \vi(o)-la\. Other similar names and variants include: Aila, Billa, Cilla, Dila, Dilla, Dola, Eila, Finola, Fiona, Fiora, Gila, Giula, Iola, Jola, Leola, Lila, Lilla, Lola, Mila, Milla, Neola, Nila, Nola, Noola, Paola, Pola, Rilla, Tola, Verla, Viana, Vica, Vida, Vieda, Vika, Vilma, Vina, Vinia, Violeta, Viona, Vita, Vitia, Viva, Vivia, Vivva, Willa, Yola, Zila, Zilla, Zola. Viola is a very popular first name for women (#244 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5014 out of 88799).
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  • Viola Davis (actress) born on August 11, 1965.
  • Viola Gregg Liuzzo
  • Viola Kibiwot born on December 22, 1983.
  • Viola Davis born on August 12, 1965.
  • Viola Dolan (actor)
  • Viola Kates Stimpson (actor)
  • Viola Leger born on June 29, 1930.
  • Viola Lloyd (actor)
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Famous actors named Viola and their movies

Viola Davis
Viola Davis

Born on August 11, 1965

  • Age: 57
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • No. of movies: 26


Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Wei Tang, Leehom Wang

Country: United States of America

Won't Back Down

Directed by: Daniel Barnz

Starring: Viola Davis, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Holly Hunter, Oscar Isaac

The Help

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: George Clooney, Natascha McElhone, Ulrich Tukur, Viola Davis

Country: United States of America

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