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

Gardenia Origin and Meaning

The name Gardenia is a girl's name meaning "Garden's flower".

More exotic and powerful than garden varieties like Rose and Lily. Named for Scottish botanist Dr Alexander Garden.

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Pop Culture References for the name Gardenia

Gardeenia, Deeni, Gardinia, Gardena, Denia


Mhill46 Says:


Very beautiful name!

perdireinz Says:


All I want to do is tell Gardenia what to do tonight...

princessepeach Says:


From the song "Gardenia" by Iggy Pop, Gardenia reminds me of a character similar to Penny Lane from "Almost Famous."

Amanda Says:


I absolutely love this name!

lesliemarion Says:


This is a winner all around. Gardener for a boy (nickname Den), Gardenia for a girl. How cool is it to have the word garden in your name and be named for a scrumptious smelling flower?

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I love it. Unusual flower names are the best!

olive6611 Says:


This name is so beautiful. I plan on naming my child this. :)

Tay2thestars Says:


I've met a nurse named Gardenia...totally makes the name usable in the real world for me! On an unrelated note, the other nurse assigned to our room was named Chester. Such refreshing names!