Gender: Female Meaning of Hortensia: "of the garden" Origin of Hortensia: Latin

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, fashionable in Paris but still on the no list in the US.

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QueenieGuldbaek Says:


Sia would make a nice nickname

GenEric Says:


I think this name is pretty if you pronounce it like the Spanish OR-tens-ee-a.

Zell Says:


The grandmother of a friend of mine Anglicized her name to Hortencia when she moved to America (she was originally "Ortenzia"). I always liked the name. It's much more workable than "Hortense" which places the stress directly on the unfortunate syllable.

faithnamer Says:


I just watched Matilda and thought this was a beautiful name, but then I realized that the starting sound of this name might cause some teasing in middle and high school..