Names That Mean Jasmine

  1. Mali
    • Origin:

      Welsh form of Molly or Thai
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      Seems unfamiliar, till you realize everyone will just hear it as Molly. In Wales, Mali is a Top 100 name.
  2. Jessamine
    • Origin:

      English from Persian
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine"
    • Description:

      Jessamine, a charming name occasionally heard in England, is just beginning to be appreciated in the U.S. as a possible successor to all the Jess names of the past. It's also spelled Jessamyn, as in Quaker novelist Jessamyn West, author of Friendly Persuasion--who started life with Jessamyn as her middle name.
  3. Yasmin
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      This name, whose sweet and fragrant floral essence has always been widespread across the Near Eastern world, has now landed on US popularity lists in a variety of spellings. It's been dropping precipitously over the past few years, though, perhaps due to a combination of tensions in the Middle East and the fading fashion status of Jasmine itself.
  4. Yasmine
    • Origin:

      Arabic variation of Jasmine
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      Any of the Y forms, which also include Yasmeen, Yasmin, and Yasmina, make this name more unusual and distinctive.
  5. Jessamy
    • Origin:

      English, variation of Jessamine
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      Jessamy and big sister Jessamine are all but unknown in the U.S., but make distinctive alternatives to overexposed Jessica, Jessie, and Jasmine.
  6. Jaz
    • Origin:

      English, diminutive of Jasmine or Jasper
    • Description:

      Unisex variation of Jazz or Jasper that couldn't say it more plainly. Used for their daughter by tennis couple Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi.
  7. Yasmeen
    • Origin:

      Persian
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      One of the less frequently seen spellings of this popular name.
  8. Riko
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "white jasmine or reason, logic"
    • Description:

      Riko is a hugely popular name for baby girls in contemporary Japan, and one that easily translates to the West.
  9. Jasmin
    • Origin:

      Variation of Jasmine, a Persian flower name
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      Jasmin doesn't have the grace of Jasmine (which in 2016 ranked at 122 in the US Top 1000), but it is far more preferable to the trendier versions doing the rounds like Jazmin or Jazzmyn. If you are looking for a more unusual variant try Yasmin or Jessamine.
  10. Katori
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "beautiful jasmine girl"
    • Description:

      Streamlined and sleek Japanese name with a sweet, fragrant meaning.
  11. Malli
    • Origin:

      Hindi
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      Malli is one of those simple-yet-unusual names that are intrinsically fascinating. In the US last year, only seven baby girls were named Malli.
  12. Luli
    • Origin:

      Chinese
    • Meaning:

      "dewy jasmine"
    • Description:

      Cute double-L name that could be a nickname for Lula, Lulit or Luisa, or could work as a standalone à la Lumi and Leni.
  13. Jessamyn
    • Origin:

      Variant spelling of Jessamine
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      Charming name occasionally heard in England, would be a real standout here. Jessamyn is the spelling used by writer West.
  14. Malati
    • Origin:

      Hindi and Sanskrit
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      A subtle botanical option.
  15. Hasmik
    • Origin:

      Armenian
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine"
    • Description:

      Hasmik is the Armenian form of Jasmine and is frequently used in that country.
  16. Melati
    • Origin:

      Malay and Indonesian
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      From the Sanskrit malati, a subtle botanical option.
  17. Maladee
    • Origin:

      Thai
    • Meaning:

      "Jasmine"
    • Description:

      This fragrant name is unfortunately just too close to the English word malady to be a good omen for English-speakers.
  18. Yasamina
    • Origin:

      Persian and Punjabi
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine flower"
    • Description:

      Persian and Punjabi variant of Jasmine or Yasmin
  19. Juhi
    • Origin:

      Sanskrit
    • Meaning:

      "jasmine"
    • Description:

      Common Sanskrit name for baby girls.
  20. Matsuri
    • Origin:

      Japanese
    • Meaning:

      "festival; jasmine"