"azalea, a flower"

Azalea Origin and Meaning

The name Azalea is a girl's name of English origin meaning "azalea, a flower".

Azalea is one of the fresher flower names, along with Zinnia and Lilac, that are new to the name bouquet — in fact, it entered the Social Security list for the first time in 2012. So if Lily and Rose are too tame for you, consider this brilliant pink springtime blossom with a touch of the unusual that has been growing in popularity.

Azalea is the name of the princess heroine of the novel Entwined, and, most recently, is connected to musical artist Iggy Azalea.

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Famous People Named Azalea

  • Iggy AzaleaAustralian rapper
  • Azealia BanksAmerican rapper, singer, and songwriter
  • Helen Azalea "Poppy" Baring (19011980), English socialite

Azalea in Pop Culture

  • Azalea Kathryn Wentworthmain character in Heather Dixon's "Entwined"
  • Azalea Bergescharacter in 2008 film "Poison Ivy: The Secret Society"
  • Azaleacharacter in Barbara Cartland's "The Fragrant Flower"
  • "Azalea"song composed by Duke Ellington

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