Viorica

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Romanian
Meaning: “bluebell.”
(yor-EE-kah) http://www.forvo.com/search/Viorica/

The name is derived from the Romanian botanical word, viorea, meaning “bluebell.”

The name is borne by famous Romanian operatic soprano, Viorica Ursuleac (1894-1985) and Romanian-French Mezzo-soprano, Viorica Cortez (b.1935)

The masculine form is Viorel (YOR-el)

Sources

  1. http://www.behindthename.com/name/viorel
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/name/viorica
  3. http://www.forvo.com/search/Viorica/
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