- this week

Gender: Female Pronunciation: ah-NEM-oh-nee Meaning of Anemone: "daughter of the wind" Origin of Anemone: Flower name; Greek

The name Anemone is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "daughter of the wind". Anemone and is often added to lists like Gorgeous Flower Names for Babies and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

Anemone is a floral name that relates to the ancient Greek myth of the famous love story of Aphrodite and Adonis, in which Aphrodite transforms her wounded lover's blood into a flower, the crimson anemone, whose blossoms are opened by the wind--accounting for its other name, windflower.

This makes an interesting, if challenging, choice for someone seeing an exotic flower name.

Find other names based on Anemone using our baby name generator.

Famous People Named Anemone

Anemone, daughter of French politician Cecile Duflot

Pop Culture References for the name Anemone

Anemone, a nymph who was turned into a flower in Greek mythology
Anemone, character in manga/anime "Eureka Seven"
Sea anemone, water-dwelling, meat-eating, predatory animal that looks somewhat like a flower

Anne-Aymone, Anemona, Ann-Aymone