2. Violet


Do you remember Violet Beauregarde from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? Well, the first time I heard that name when I was a little girl watching the Gene Wilder version of the movie (Willy Wonka), I fell in love with the name Violet. It's not so out there, but it certainly isn't a name that you hear every day. It is sweet, short and has a definite feminine edge. Plus, being named after a flower as lovely as the Violet has to be fantastic.

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