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Flower Names for Girls

Flower names for girls were first popular around the turn of the last century and have started to bloom again as modern baby names.

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  • Daffodil

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    Yes, though it seems so extreme, girls were actually sometimes given this name a century ago; now it is so uncommon it would make a strong springtime statement. Biggest obstacle: the nickname Daffy... Read More 

  • Dahlia

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    One of the rarer flower names, used occasionally in Britain (where it's pronounced DAY-lee-a); seems to have recovered from what was perceived as a slightly affected la-di-dah air--it has risen 466... Read More 

  • Daisy

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    Daisy, fresh, wholesome, and energetic, is one of the flower names that burst back into bloom after a century's hibernation. Originally a nickname for Margaret (the French Marguerite is the word fo... Read More 

  • Delphine

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    Delphine is a sleek, chic French name with two nature associations -- the dolphin and the delphinium, a bluebell-like flower, a well as to the ancient city of Delphi, which the Greeks believ ed to ... Read More 

  • Fleur

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    Fleur is a generic, delicate flower name that emigrated into the English-speaking world when John Galsworthy bestowed it on one of the Forsytes in his celebrated saga. More recently, there was Fle... Read More 

  • Flora

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    Flora, the name of the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, who enjoyed eternal youth, is one of the gently old-fashioned girls' flower names we think is due for a comeback--alongside cousins Cora ... Read More 

  • Gardenia

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    More exotic and powerful than garden varieties like Rose and Lily. Named for a botanist apparently surnamed Garden. Read More 

  • Garland

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    Garland is fragrant and celebratory, and also has a celebrity-tribute tie to the star of The Wizard of Oz .  Read More 

  • Heather

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    This flower name was one of the most popular in her class in the seventies and eighties (in the 1989 movie Heathers, every snobby girl in the high school clique bore that name), but now, though sti... Read More 

  • Hyacinth

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    Though it may not be as sweet and gentle as, say, Violet, the purple-hued Hyacinth still might hold some appeal for the parent seeking a truly exotic flower name. In Greek mythology Hyacinthus w... Read More 

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