French botanical name

Eglantine Origin and Meaning

The name Eglantine is a girl's name of French origin.

This name for the sweetbriar shrub is a bit too reminiscent of eggplant.

Famous People Named Eglantine

  • EglantineLady Wallace, English author
  • Eglantine RembauvilleFrench actress
  • Inès Marie Lætitia Églantine Isabelle de Seignard de La FressangeFrench model
  • (Philippe François Nazaire) Fabre d'ÉglantineFrench male actor and politician

Eglantine in Pop Culture

  • Eglantine Pricemain character in Disney's "Bedknobs and Broomsticks"
  • Eglantine Banks Tookmother of Pippin Took in "The Lord of the Rings" series
  • Ms. Eglantinecharacter in "Death Cloud" by Andrew Lane
  • Eglantine Clallcook in "The Sailor's Return" (1925) by David Garnett
  • Eglantineowl character in "Guardians of Ga'Hoole" book/film series
  • Eglantine Chattisbournea minor character in Connie Willis' novel To Say Nothing of the Dog
  • Eglantine von Puiseta character in the Carl Maria von Weber opera "Euryanthe"
  • Eglantine "Harry" Knighta character in It's All Greek To Me by Katie Macalister
  • Mr. Eglantinebarber and perfumer in Thackeray's short story "The Ravenswing" (1842)
  • Professor Judy Eglantinecharacter in The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
  • Eglantinebotanical and flower name (for the plant otherwise known as sweetbrier)