Gender: Female Meaning of Forsythia: "Forsyth's flower" Origin of Forsythia: Flower name, from English surname

Forsythia Origin and Meaning

The name Forsythia is a girl's name meaning "Forsyth's flower".

This yellow harbinger spring bloom was named for Scottish botanist William Forsyth, and is even more unusual than such exotic species as Acacia and Azalea.

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rubylark Says:


This is such a sweet name! It sounds familiar because of the name Cynthia but is its own thing. I would like to meet someone with this name!

Zelliew Says:


Sorry but how are you saying Forsythia to get a pretty sound? I'm not hearing it.

DearestJules Says:


Kind of sounds like it could be the name of a fairy

Hydra Says:


Gorgeous. Why is it that flowers usually get the prettiest names?

raevynstar Says:


Neat way to honor a Cynthia. <3