Top 100 baby names number 53

I thought it would be fun to look at the top 100 boys and girls names from last year.  I am doing a series on these with their meanings. Enjoy!

Today we have numbers 53 - Violet and Bobbie.  

 Violet (Scottish) 

 Scented violet flowers

Scented violet flowers

From the name of the little purple flowers of the viola family. Violet was first popular in Scotland from the 16th century before gaining popularity in England as well.

 

 Bobbie (Germanic)

 Bobbie means bright and famous.

Bobbie means bright and famous.

A nickname for Robert, which came about during a trend for rhyming nicknames during the Middle Ages. Robert comes from a combination of the Proto-Germanic words for 'fame' and 'bright'.