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90 Unique & Beautiful Flower Names For Girls

Updated on 23 September 2022 • 5 minute read

 

The Most Popular & Beautiful Flower-inspired Baby Girl Names

Alyssa

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Rational
  • Description: From the sweet alyssum flower, also called “sweet alison”

 

Amber

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Golden color or amber gem
  • Description: Amber roses have soft pink, peachy flowers.

 

Blossom

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Another word for flower
  • Description: Also a middle name

 

Cynthia

  • Origin: English and Greek
  • Meaning: Another name for Artemis, the Greek moon goddess
  • Description: Yellow dandelion-like flowers

 

Daisy

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Day eye
  • Description: Dainty white flower

 

Hazel

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: From the hazelnut tree
  • Description: Pearl-like strands of flowers from the hazel tree

 

Holly

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: From the holly tree
  • Description: White flowers of an evergreen shrub with prickly dark green leaves and red berries

 

Ivy

  • Origin: Old English
  • Meaning: Vine
  • Description: Some ivy plants have dark purple berries and yellow flowers

 

Lily

  • Origin: Latin and English
  • Meaning: Flower name associated with purity and innocence
  • Description: White flowers 

 

Petal

  • Origin: English and Greek
  • Meaning: From the Greek word “leaf”
  • Description: Part of the flower

 

What Are Cute & Pretty Flower Baby Names?

Calanthe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Beautiful flower
  • Description: A kind of orchid

 

Calla

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Beauty
  • Description: From the calla lily, a funnel-shaped flower that’s often white but can also be orange or black

 

Clover 

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Meadow flower 
  • Description: Often associated with luck

 

Daphne

  • Origin: Greek
  • Description: Attractive shrub with scented flowers and brightly colored berries

 

Florentina

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Flower
  • Description: Delicate flower with white petals

 

Hana

  • Origin: Hebrew, Slavic, and Czech 
  • Meaning: Flower or blossom
  • Description: This girl’s name simply means “flower” in these languages.

 

Lillian

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Lily or purity
  • Description: Also means “pledged to God”

 

Lotus

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Lotus flower
  • Description: Type of water lily that often symbolizes grace, purity, and spiritual growth

 

Senna

  • Origin: Arabic 
  • Meaning: Brightness
  • Description: Bright golden yellow flower grown in ornamental gardens and used for cooking in some Asian cuisines

 

Yasmin

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Gift from God
  • Description: It’s a variant of “Jasmine,” which also means a small, fragrant flower.

 

Classic & Favorite Flower Names

Daffodil

  • Origin: Dutch and Greek
  • Meaning: Yellow flower
  • Description: Spring flower known for its bright yellow blossoms

 

Dahlia

  • Origin: Swedish and Scandinavian 
  • Meaning: Dahl’s flower
  • Description: Multi-layered flower petals available in different colors

 

What Name Means Flower Goddess?

Flora 

  • Origin: Latin and Roman
  • Meaning: Flower
  • Description: It’s the word for “flower” in some languages and the name of the Roman flower goddess.

 

Forsythia

  • Origin: Scottish
  • Meaning: Forsyth’s flower or man of peace
  • Description: Bright yellow flowers named after Scottish botanist William Forsyth

 

Freesia

  • Meaning: Freese’s flower
  • Description: Perennial flowering plant named after German physician and botanist Friedrich Freese

 

Marigold

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Golden flower or Mary’s gold
  • Description: Golden flowers worn as garlands in the Romans and Greeks’ special and religious ceremonies
  • Considered sacred by the Hindus and used to decorate their temples

 

Maryam

  • Origin: Arabic
  • Meaning: Beloved
  • Description: Tuberose flower named in the Arabic form of “Mary”

 

Myrtle

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Of the myrtle plant
  • Description: From the plant family that also includes spices such as clove, allspice, and bay

 

Petunia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Flower from the nightshade family
  • Description: Simple flowers grown for their positivity because the Maya and Inca believed these could ward off bad spirits

 

Susannah

  • Origin: Hebrew, Persian, Coptic, and Egyptian 
  • Meaning: Lily
  • Description: Comes from the Hebrew name “Shoshannah”

 

Exotic Flower Names: What’s The Rarest Girl Name?

Bláthnaid 

  • Meaning: Little flower
  • Description: Comes from “blath,” the Gaelic word for “flower”

 

Cassia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Cinnamon
  • Description: Beautiful golden flower from the cassia tree, also known as the “golden shower tree”

 

Ixia 

  • Origin: South African and Greek
  • Meaning: Corn lily
  • Description: A South African perennial flower with different colors

 

Kalina

  • Origin: Bulgarian, Macedonian, and Polish
  • Meaning: Viburnum
  • Description: White, cream, or pale pink flowers of the viburnum evergreen tree

 

Kamala

  • Origin: Hindu and Indian
  • Meaning: Lotus flower
  • Description: Another name for the Hindu goddess Lakshmi

 

Leilani

  • Meaning: Heavenly flowers
  • Description: Beautiful name that comes from “lei,” the flower garland worn around the neck for special occasions

 

Nasrin

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Wild rose
  • Description: White narcissus flower

 

Rhoswen

  • Origin: Welsh
  • Meaning: Fair and blessed rose
  • Description: White rose

 

Zahara

  • Origin: Swahili and Hebrew
  • Meaning: Flower (Swahili) or light (Hebrew)
  • Description: A type of zinnia flower, usually with two-toned orange and yellow petals

 

Zaynab

  • Origin: Arabic, Greek, and Swahili
  • Meaning: Beauty and grace
  • Description: Flower of the desert

 

Baby Names For Girls: Red & Pink Flowers

Azalea

  • Origin: Greek and Swedish
  • Meaning: Dry
  • Description: Pink or purple blossoms of the azalea bush that blooms in spring

 

Camellia

  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Priest’s helper
  • Description: Pink flower that resembles a rose

 

Canna

  • Origin: Greek and English
  • Meaning: Reed
  • Description: High-stemmed summer plant with large flowers

 

Erica

  • Origin: Old Norse
  • Meaning: Eternal ruler
  • Description: White, pink, and purple elongated bell-shaped set in grape-like clusters of a flowering shrub

 

Fuchsia

  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Fox or Fuchs’ flower
  • Description: Dark pink-colored two-layered flowers named after Leonhart Fuchs, whose surname means “fox”

 

Geranium

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Crane
  • Description: White, pink, and red flowers that resemble a crane

 

Heather

  • Origin: British
  • Meaning: From the heather plant
  • Description: Pink or white blooms of a flowering shrub also called “erica”

 

Magnolia

  • Origin: Latin and English
  • Meaning: A flower
  • Description: White, pink, and purple flowers named after French botanist Pierre Magnol

 

Tulip

  • Origin: Dutch
  • Meaning: Turban
  • Description: A favorite among floral names for its association with the colorful Dutch flowers 

 

Zinnia

  • Origin: German, Latin, and English
  • Meaning: Flower
  • Description: Long-stemmed red, pink, orange, and yellow flowers named after German botanist Johann Gottfried Zinn

 

Baby Names For Girls: Blue, Purple, & Violet Flowers

Aster

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Star
  • Description: Blue, purple, and white flowers with spiky, star-like petals

 

Bluebell

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Blue bell
  • Description: Blue flowers shaped like a bell

 

Hyacinth

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Hyakinthos’ flower (in Greek mythology)
  • Description: White, pink, blue, and purple spring flower 

 

Iolanthe

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Violet flower
  • Description: Large, rose-like flowers with pastel colors

 

Iris

  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Rainbow
  • Description: Beautiful flower named after the Greek goddess of rainbows

 

Larkspur

  • Origin: Greek, Latin, and English
  • Meaning: Lark bird’s claws
  • Description: Blue flower named for its resemblance to the lark bird’s claws

 

Lavender

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: A purple or violet flower
  • Description: Flowering plant species with upright flower spikes and silvery-green foliage

 

Lilac

  • Origin: Persian
  • Meaning: Bluish or lilac color
  • Description: White or purple flowers that bloom in early spring blossoms

 

Veronica

  • Origin: Latin and Austrian
  • Meaning: She who brings victory or true image
  • Description: Little violet flowers popularly used in Austria as an herbal tea

 

Wisteria

  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Wister’s flower
  • Description: Pale purple flowers on an elegant vine-like plant named after American horticulturist John Caspar Wister

 

What Are Unique & Uncommon Flower Names For Baby Girls?

  • Bryony – Flowering vine-like plant
  • Chamomile – Little white flowers that look like daisies
  • Lilium – Genus of true lilies
  • Tansy – Yellow button-like flowers
  • Posy – Small flower bouquet, such as “a pocket full of posies” from the nursery rhyme “Ring Around the Rosie

 

One-Syllable Flower Names for Girls

One-syllable names for your little one:

  • FleurFrench word for “flower”
  • Phlox – the Greek word for “flame” that describes the flower’s intense colors (pink, blue, red, and white)
  • Ren – Japanese baby boy and girl name that can mean “lotus” or “love” or Irish name meaning “water lily
  • Rue – girl or boy name that comes from the small yellow flowers with silvery bluish leaves
  • Sage – another popular name for both genders coming from a plant with violet flowers and grayish-green leaves

 

Spanish Flower Girl Names

Some Spanish girl names for flowers:

  • Amapola – Poppy
  • Amaranta – Amaryllis
  • Begoña – Begonia flower
  • Girasol – Sunflower
  • Jacinta – Hyacinth
  • Margarita – Marguerite
  • Narcissa – Narcissus flower
  • Peonía – Peony
  • Violeta – Violet wildflower
  • Yolanda – Violet

 

Girls’ Names With “Rose

  • PrimroseFirst rose (Latin)
  • Raisa – Yiddish and Persian word for “rose
  • Rhoda – Greek for “rose
  • Rosalia – Italian, Latin, and French for “rose
  • Rosamund – Pure rose (Latin)
  • Rosanne – Combination of Rose and Anne
  • Rose – Also known as “Rosa” in some languages, this beautiful flower is known for its lovely petals, wonderful scent, and prickly thorns
  • RosemaryLatin, Hebrew, and English name for the Mediterranean herb with violet flowers shaped like snapdragons
  • Rosette – Small or little rose (French)
  • Rosie – Variant of “rose

 

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