Flower

We’ve compiled a list of baby names in each category to help you choose the perfect name. Click on a name to find the name meaning, popularity, origin, and other helpful information.

Acacia

A flower name from the 16th century, derived from Latin acacia of Greek akakia a derivative of ake ‘point, thorn’.

Amaryllis

Derived from amaryssein ‘to sparkle’.

Anthea

Latinized spelling of Greek Antheia from the feminine adjective antheios ‘flowery’.

Azalea

The girl’s name Azalea is a modern coinage for a name of a flowering shrub, named after the feminine form of Greek azaleos, meaning: ”dry”.

Blossom

Blossom Meaning and Origin Blossom is a girl’s name of English origin, meaning: “flowers on a fruit tree.” A 19th coinage word for flowers on a fruit tree, (Old English blostm) used as a pet name for a young girl. 

Blume

Blume Meaning and Origin Blume is a girl’s name meaning “flower” and is of Yiddish origin. Originally an affectionate nickname meaning ‘flower’ from High German bluome.

Bryony

(Greek) flower name.

Calla

Calla is a Greek girl’s name meaning: “beauty”.

Calluna

Calluna Meaning and Origin The name Calluna is a girl's name meaning "flower" and is of English from Greek origin.  Posts with the name Calluna: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho Baby

Canna

Canna Meaning and Origin Canna is a girl’s name of Latin origin, meaning: “reed.” A name of a genus plant of brightly colored flowers, derived from Latin canna ‘reed’. Canna is a well-established given female name in Australia. Posts with the name Canna: 21 of The...

Cassia

Cassia is a Greek girls name meaning: “cinnamon”.

Clover

Clover Meaning and Origin Clover is a unisex name of English origin, meaning: “flower.” Coinage of the plant name derived from Old English clāfre. Posts with the name Clover: 60 Hippie Baby Names For Your Little Boho Baby

Dahlia

Dahlia is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin, meaning: “flowering branch”.

Daisy

Daisy is an English girl’s flower name meaning: “day’s eye”.

Dalia

(Hebrew) flowering branch.

Delphine

Delphine is a French girl’s name meaning: “woman from Delphi”.

Eglantine

Eglantine Meaning and Origin Eglantine is a girl’s flower name of English origin. From Old French aiglent, Eglantine was a female-given name that was used modestly in the 18th and 19th centuries. 

Fiorella

Fiorella Meaning and Origin Fiorella is a girl’s flower name of Italian origin. A pet form of fiore ‘flower’. Posts with the name Fiorella: Unique but Beautiful Flower Names for Girls That Go Beyond Rose

Fleur

fleur is a French girl’s word name meaning: “flower”.

Florian

Florian Meaning and Origin The name Florian is a boy's name meaning "flowery" and is of German origin. From Latin Florianus ‘flowery’. Posts with the name Florian: Whimsical and Enchanting Names for Boys Straight Out of a Fairytale

Floriana

Floriana (Flo-re-a-na) is a Spanish and Italian girl’s name meaning: “flowering”.

Florin

Florin Meaning and Origin Florin is a boy’s name of French and Romanian origin, meaning: “flower.” From Ancient Roman Florinus, “flower.”

Forsythia

Forsythia Meaning and Origin Forsythia is a girl’s flower name of Scottish origin. Named after William Forsyth, a Scottish botanist.

Freesia

Freesia (free-zhuh) is a Latin girl’s flower name.

Garance

Garance Meaning and Origin Garance is a girl’s name meaning “madder flower” and is of French origin. Posts with the name Garance: Top European Baby Names that Haven’t Yet Hit Stateside

Gardenia

Gardenia Meaning and Origin The name Gardenia is a girl’s name meaning “flower” and is of English origin. Gardenias are strongly scented white flowers that bloom from about mid-spring to mid-summer. Posts with the name Gardenia: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls...

Gelsey

Gelsey (JEL-see) is a Persian girl’s name meaning: “flower”.

Hyacinth

Hyacinth Meaning and Origin Hyacinth is a girl’s flower name of Greek origin. A plant of the lily family native to western Asia.

Ianthe

Ianthe Meaning and Origin Ianthe is a girl’s name of Greek origin, meaning: “violet flower.” From Greek ion ‘violet’ and anthos ‘flower.’ In Greek mythology, Ianthe is one of the daughters of Titan Oceanus and Tethys mentioned in the Homeric hymn to Demeter, who was...

Iole

Iole Meaning and Origin The name Iole is a girl's name meaning "violet" and is of Greek origin. Pronounced ‘eye-oh-lee’: a name from Greek mythology, representing the Greek vocabulary word meaning ‘violet’.

Jacinta

Jacinta Meaning and Origin Jacinta is a girl's name meaning "hyacinth" and is of Spanish origin. Pronounced: hah-SEEN-tah. Spanish for Greek flower name, “hyacinth”. Posts with the name Jacinta: 60 Gorgeous Spanish Names for Girls and Boys

Jasmine

The girl’s name Jasmine comes from Persian origins, meaning: “flower”.

Jessamine

Jessamine Meaning and Origin Jessamine is a girl’s name meaning “jasmine flower” and is of Persian origin. The jasmine flower is a fragrant, pretty climbing flower often used to produce perfumes as it has a beautiful scent. The plant can be found in the warm...

Jessamy

Jessamy Meaning and Origin Jessamy is a girl's name of English origin meaning "jasmine flower." Posts with the name Jessamy: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Larkspur

Larkspur Meaning and Origin The name Larkspur is a girl's name meaning "flower" and is of English origin. Larkspur is a flower from the buttercup family.  Posts with the name Larkspur: 182 Cool And Unique Names For Girls

Lavender

Lavender Meaning and Origin Lavender is a girl's name of English origin meaning "purple flower".  Posts with the name Lavender: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Lilac

Lilac is an English girl’s name from Persian roots meaning: “flower”.

Lilla

Lilla Meaning and Origin Lilla is a girl's name meaning "from the lily flower" and is of English origin. Posts with the name Lilla: 30 Vintage Baby Names Lost in Time That Actually Sound Quite Modern

Lillia

Lillia Meaning and Origin Lillia is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "lily".  Posts with the name Lillia: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Lilly

The girl’s name Lilly is of English origin derived from the Latin word lilium, meaning: “lily flower”.

Lorea

Lorea Meaning and Origin Lorea is a girl's name of Basque origin meaning "flower." Posts with the name Lorea: 100 Baby Names For Girls That Are Super Rare

Lunaria

Lunaria Meaning and Origin The name Lunaria is a girl's name meaning "flower" and is of Latin origin.  Posts with the name Lunaria: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Magnolia

Magnolia is an English flower name.

Marigold

Marigold Meaning and Origin The name Marigold is a girl's name meaning "flower" and is of English origin. The Old English name of the flower was golde ‘gold’ a reference to the color. Marigolds are a cheery golden, orange-and-yellow flower that is associated with the...

Nevena

Nevena Meaning and Origin Nevena is a girl's name of Slavic origin meaning "everlasting, marigold". Posts with the name Nevena: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Oliana

Oliana Meaning and Origin Oliana is a girl's name of Polynesian origin meaning "oleander". Posts with the name Oliana: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Orchid

Orchid Meaning and Origin Orchid is a girl’s flower name of English origin. From ancient Greek órkhis.

Orianthi

Orianthi Meaning and Origin The name Orianthi is a girl's name meaning "beautiful flower" and is of Greek origin. Posts with the name Orianthi: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Ornella

Ornella Meaning and Origin The name Ornella is a girl's name meaning "flowering ash tree" and is of Italian origin. From Tuscan dialect word ornello ‘flowering ash tree’.  Posts with the name Ornella: 100 Girl Names You Haven’t Heard Of

Peony

Peony Meaning and Origin The name Peony is a girl's name meaning "healing" and is of Latin origin. It is also a flower name. It is also a flower known for its medicinal powers, from Greek paionia and Paion, the gods’ physician. Peony’s are large, often fragrant...

Petal

Petal is an English word name for the brightly colored leaves of a flower.

Petula

Petula Meaning and Origin Petula is a girl’s name of Latin and English origin, meaning: “to ask or flower.” Possibly from Late Latin petulare ‘to ask’ or a connection with the flower name petunia.

Poinsettia

Poinsettia Meaning and Origin Poinsettia is a girl’s name meaning “flower of Christmas” and is of Spanish Mexican Aztec origin. Posts with the name Poinsettia: 30 Non-Traditional Christmas Baby Names for Your Little Bundle of Joy

Poppy

Poppy is a Latin name meaning: “red flower”.

Posey

Posey Meaning and Origin The name Posey is a girl's name meaning "a bunch of flowers" and is of English origin. Sometimes used as a nickname for Josephine, this name is common in Britain but rarely heard in the U.S. If you love flowers, this is the perfect name for...

Posy

Posy Meaning and Origin The name Posy is a girl's name meaning "a bunch of Flowers" and is of English origin. The word for a ‘bunch of flowers’ is also a short form of Josephine. Posts with the name Posy: 100 Forgotten Vintage Names for Girls and Boys 60 Short Unique...

Primrose

Primrose is an English girl’s flower name from the late 19th-century from Latin prima rosa meaning: “first rose”.

Rhoswen

Rhoswen is a Welsh name meaning: “white rose”.

Rosabel

Rosabel (RowSaa-BEHL) is a English girl’s name combination of Rosa + Belle.

Rosalie

Rosalie is a French name meaning: “rose”.

Rose

Rose is an English girl’s name meaning: “flower, rose”.

Sanna

Sanna (san-nah, sun-nah) is a girl’s name of Hebrew origin meaning: “lily flower”.

Tansy

Tansy (TAN-ZEE) is a girl’s name of Greek origin meaning: “immortal”.

Violet

Violet Meaning and Origin The name Violet is a girl's name meaning "flower" and is of English origin. Derived from Old French violette from Late Latin ‘violetta’. Current Popularity: #37. Posts with the name Violet: 100 Cute First & Middle Name Combinations For...

Waris

Waris Meaning and Origin The name Waris is a girl's name meaning "desert flower" and is of African Somalian origin. Posts with the name Waris: Rare and Exotic African Baby Names

Wisteria

Wisteria Meaning and Origin The name Wisteria is a girl's name meaning "flower" and is of English origin. Fragrant flowers, which are typically pale bluish-lilac.  Posts with the name Wisteria: 60 Boho Names for Girls That Are As Unique As They Are Gorgeous

Yasmina

Yasmina Meaning and Origin Yasmina is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "jasmine". Posts with the name Yasmina: 500 of the Prettiest Girl Names You’ve Ever Heard

Zahara

Zahara is a Hebrew name meaning: “to shine”. Alternatively the name Zahara also means “flower” in Swahil.

Zinnia

Zinnia Meaning and Origin Zinnia is a girl’s flower name of German and Latin origin. The name comes from the surname of the German botanist J.G. Zinn. Zinnias are bright flowers that resemble daisies but are more vibrant in colors; they are known to attract...

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