"of the garden"

Hortensia Origin and Meaning

The name Hortensia is a girl's name meaning "of the garden".

Hortensia is an ancient Roman name that's also the common name of the flower hydrangea. The French form of the name is Hortense, which is coming back into style in Paris but has never caught on in English-speaking countries. A secondary character in Roald Dahl's Matilda is named Hortensia.

# 910 in the US

Hortensia Rank in US Top 1000

Famous People Named Hortensia

  • Hortensia Bussiformer First Lady of Chile
  • HortensiaRoman orator

Hortensia in Pop Culture

  • Hortensiacharacter in Roald Dahl's novel, Matilda
  • Hortensiacharacter in Pam Munoz Ryan's "Esperanza Rising"

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