40+ Flower Names For Girls – And Their Meanings
Are You Looking for Flower Names For Girls?
Here Are 40+ Floral-Themed Baby Names For Baby Girls, And Their Meanings
Are you pregnant or have a very new baby and looking for the best and most unusual flower names for girls?
Here are 40+ flower, nature and plant baby names for girls, and the meanings of each baby name.
Why Pick A Flower Name For Your Baby Girl?
Flower names, especially for girls, are often popular for good reasons. Floral names, like nature names, herb names and plant names, all have a fresh and natural botanical edge. They are pretty and classic names that don’t date or go out of style.
The flower names Lily and Daisy, for example, are ones that have rarely been out of the top ten in recent years. The trend for old-fashioned baby names has meant less popular flower names for girls are being considered more by parents-to-be.
If you’re looking for unique flower names, we have several on our list.
Here are 40+ Flower Names For Girls
Pretty Floral Baby Names And Their Meanings
- Acacia: Of Greek origin, meaning ‘thorny tree’
- Amaryllis: Meaning fresh and sparkling
- Aster: A Greek flower name meaning ‘star’
- Azalea: A girl’s name of English origin meaning ‘dry’, because the azalea flower thrives in sandy soil
- Blossom: A pretty spring name meaning ‘flower-like’, Blosson is also ubiquitous with the 90s sitcom of the same name.
- Bluebell: An English flower name, bluebells symbolise gratitude, constancy and everlasting love.
- Briar: A Disney-linked name, Briar
- Bryony: A Latin flower name meaning ‘to sprout’.
- Calla: This is a lily name, meaning ‘beautiful’
- Clover: A girl’s name of English origin, meaning key – also associated with good luck due to the symbol of the four leafed clover.
- Daisy: One of the more popular floral names, Daisy is derived from an old English word meaning ‘days eye’ (from the flower)
- Dahlia: A name of Hebrew origins, meaning ‘branch’
- Fern / Ferne: A nature name taken from the leafy plant
- Fleur: This is an old English name and also the French translation of the word flower
- Flora: From the Latin word for flower, Fleur is also the name of the Roman goddess of spring
- Hazel: Another nature name, Hazel is taken from the tree, or colour
- Heather: Taken from the name of the small, purple plant
- Holly: A seasonal name, Holly is the plant associated with Christmas and winter
- Hyacinth; Of Greek origin, meaning precious stone. Also associated with the English sitcom ’Keeping Up Appearances’, where the main characters had floral-themed names
- Ianthe: This name is of Greek origin, meaning ‘purple flower’
- Iris: A name of Greek origins, meaning ‘rainbow’. Iris was the Greek goddess of the rainbow
- Ivy: Taken from the climbing plant, Ivy represents fidelity (Beyonce is also a fan of this name)
- Jasmine: Of Persian origin, meaning ‘gift from God’
- Lavender: Taken from the purple, sweet-smelling plant
- Lilac: From the fragrant, spring flowering plant – and also the distinct colour
- Magnolia: A girl’s name of Latin origin. Also the shade of the ever-popular neutral paint colour
- Marigold: Marigold is from the golden flower, and also the name of rubber gloves in the UK
- Peony: Meaning praise giving or healing
- Petunia: Taken directly from the plant, Petunia means ‘trumpet-shaped flower’
- Posey: Meaning ‘bunch of flowers’ Posey is also a short name for Josephine
- Poppy: The ever-popular Poppy is short, sweet and taken from the name for the red flower which is also used a the symbol for remembrance
- Primrose: Meaning ‘first rose’
- Rose / Rosey / Rosalie / Rosa / Rosemary: All taken from the rose flower
- Tulip: This name is taken from the distinctly-shaped spring flower
- Tansy: The rarely-used name Tansy means ‘immortal’ or ‘eternal life’
- Viola: A girl’s name of Latin origins, taken from the name violet
- Violet: From the old French word ‘Violette’, violet is from the name of the plant, and the colour.
- Willow: A charming nature name, from the willow tree.
Where To Find Baby Name Statistics
- You can also look at the ONS (Office of National Statistic) Baby Name Data website – this contains historical name data as well as more recent naming trends.
If you’re looking for more baby names:
- See my post on nicknames for Eliza and nicknames for Florence and nicknames for Grace as well as nicknames for Olivia and nicknames for Isabella
- Royal Baby Names
- Old Fashioned Baby Names
- Unique girl names
- Or are you looking for unique boy names?
- One syllable girl names for your baby
- You can also read my read all the things no-one tells you about pregnancy.