Top 20 Pretty Girl Names After Natural Flowers

The natural flower world is a great source of inspiration for pretty girl names, these feminine names are as beautiful as your little girls. We rated these names as the top 20 pretty girl names inspired by flowers, not only for their brilliant appearance, but also for what they said in the language of flowers. We hope your little girls with flower-themed names will be pretty like flowers, and they will be amazing, brilliant, and charming when they grow up.

20. Zinnia

Zinnia is a flower from the aster family, butterflies love them so many people grow this perennial plant in their garden. In the language of flowers, Zinnias symbolize remembrance, lasting affection and goodness. The flower was named after an eighteenth German botanist called Johann Gottfried Zinn. Zinnia is an unusual floral choice for your pretty girls with a bit more edge and energy.

19. Azalea

Azalea is one of the fresher flower names, consider this brilliant pink springtime blossom with a touch of the exotic and passion. Also the name of the princess heroine of the novel Entwined. It’s a symbol of fragile passion in places like China and also it’s a symbol of womanhood. For places in the West, it also represents temperance.

18. Acacia

The acacia is a shrub of the mimosa family, with clusters of showy white or yellow blossoms, which symbolizes resurrection and immortality. Acacia is an attractive, rarely used Greek nature name especially appropriate for an Easter-season girl. Acacia pycnantha Benth, also known as golden wattle, is the national floral emblem of Australia. The name Acacia is a great name for future artists, and it indicates a femine, friendly, and lovely woman.

17. Rosemary

Combination name formed from the names Rose and Mary. Rosemary the herb is a symbol of remembrance and faithfulness. In ancient legend, Rosemary was draped around Aphrodite when she rose from the sea. It was regarded then as beneficial in strengthening the memory and became a symbol for faithful lovers. The name was usually associated with George Clooney's aunt, the great pop singer Rosemary.

16. Leilani

A lovely and beautiful Hawaiian name meaning "heavenly flowers" or "royal child," Leilani is probably the most popular and well known Hawaiian name. It is exceedingly beautiful in sound and meaning, and it makes you think of a bough of creamy frangipani blossoms. The young Leilani Guiterrez is a somewhat famous bearer, who managed to stay cheerful even in times of hardship after being severely injured.

15. Dahlia

A genus of bushy, tuberous, herbaceous perennial plants native to Mexico. The dahlia was declared the national flower of Mexico in 1963. The flower was named in honor of the pioneering Swedish botanist Anders Dahl, which means dale. In the Victorian language of flowers, Dahlia denotes elegance and dignity.

14. Jasmine

A delicate and aromatic flower name, made popular by Princess Jasmine from Disney's Aladdin. Taken from the name of the tropical plant having colorful, delicate, fragrant flowers used in perfumes and teas. Jasmine is a popular flower associated with love and romance. Its showy white blooms and heavenly fragrance are ideal for moon gardens where lovers spend time whispering sweet nothings under the stars.

13. Lillian

Derived from the Latin name Lilium meaning "lily flower." Lillian is a feminine, old-fashioned, and sophisticated name for your pretty girls. Now Lillian is seen by parents as a more serious and subdued cousin of Lily. TV actress Mary McCormack and director Baz Luhrmann both have daughters named Lillian.

12. Florence

The name Florence comes from Latin florens, which means "blooming, flourishing, prosperous," in the sense of a blossom. Also famed as a place name, Florence is the capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. The name was made popular by Florence Nightingale, a nurse in the Crimean War who is regarded as the founder of modern nursing, and she was born in Florence and named for the city of her birth.

11. Clover

Clover has a traditional association with good luck, via the four-leaf clover, and through the shamrock symbol of Ireland. Also a feminine of Clovis. Natasha Gregson Wagner named her daughter Clover, honoring Daisy Clover, the character by her mother Natalie Wood from one of the most iconic films Inside Daisy Clover. The actor Neal McDonough also named her daughter Clover Elizabeth McDonough.

10. Viola

Viola is a genus of flowering plants in the violet family, the name Viola is the Latin form of Violet. Violet flowers symbolize delicate love, affection, modesty, faith, nobility, intuition and dignity. Shakespeare used the name Viola for the enterprising heroine in "Twelfth Night." In the Bard's gender-bending comedy of identity and disguise, Viola is the appealing, passionate heroine. The most distinguished current bearer is Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis.

9. Rose

Rose is one of the most popular floral names. Like the flower, the name Rose reminds us of various emotions. The white rose signifies innocence, yellow represents friendship, pink means elegance, and red is the romantic symbol of love. This old-fashioned girl name will never outdated and it is experiencing a comeback. Rose is also a first name staple in popular culture, as in Betty White’s character on TV’s The Golden Girls, and Kate Winslet’s character in the film Titanic.

8. Poppy

A short and sweet girl’s name comes from the stunning poppy flower, which is usually a beautiful, bright red in color. The name Poppy literally means "flower" in Latin. Poppies have long been used as a symbol of sleep, peace, and death. Poppy makes an especially good choice for a redhead. Jamie Oliver used Poppy for his daughter Poppy Honey Rosie, as did Anthony Edwards, Jessica Capshaw, and Anna Paquin and Stephen Moyer.

7. Willow

Willow is a charming and elegant name taken from the ancient beautiful Willow tree. Willow trees are noted for their flexibility and graceful appearance, qualities seen as desirable feminine attributes. It's a name that stands as a badge for resilience, flexibility, grace, and protection. From Shakespeare to Harry Potter, Willow has been featured in several figures in literature. This graceful name has been chosen for their daughters by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, Michelle Monaghan and Pink.

6. Daisy

Daisy is a flower with a yellow disk and white rays. The name Daisy comes from the phrase "day's eye," because it opens its petals at daybreak. Daisy is also used as a nickname for Margaret. Henry James named the typical innocent American girl in Europe as Daisy Miller in his story.

5. Iris

One of the flower names and is derived from the genus Iris. In ancient times, the Iris was considered a symbol of power and majesty, the three petal segments representing faith, wisdom and valor. In Greek mythology, Iris was the goddess of the rainbow, a messenger for Zeus and Hera who rode the rainbow as a multicolored bridge from heaven to earth.

4. Ivy

An evergreen climbing ornamental plant which represents fidelity and eternity. In the language of flowers, Ivy signifies faithfulness. Beyonce and Jay-Z named their baby girl Blue Ivy. This quirky, offbeat and energetic botanical name is perfect for your beautiful girl.

3. Violet

Violet is a girl's name of Latin origin, and the meaning of Violet is "purple, flower name." Violet flowers symbolize delicate love, affection, modesty, faith, nobility, intuition and dignity. One of the earliest and prettiest flower names, was chosen by high-profile parents Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck.

2. Flora

Flora is a Latin name means "flower." In Roman mythology, Flora is the goddess of flowers and spring, who enjoyed eternal youth. Flora has long been a favorite in Scotland where it was the name of the young heroine who helped Bonnie Prince Charlie make his way to France.

1. Lily

A floral name with a timeless quality, the name Lily means pure, that's why the flower is a symbol of purity. Lily has been a symbol of innocence and purity as well as beauty, due to its cool elegance and lovely sound. Lily is a favorite of celebrity parents, including Kate Beckinsale, Greg Kinnear, Fred Savage, and Johnny Depp. It is also an authors' favorite, for instance Lily Bart, Lily Owens, Lily Tomlin and Lily Allen.

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