Lavender Origin and Meaning
The name Lavender is a girl's name of English origin meaning "flower and color name".
Lavender lags far behind sweet-smelling purple-hued sister names Violet and Lilac, but is starting to get some enthusiastic attention from cutting-edge namers. It does have a history as a name, going back to the eighteenth century, when it was also used for boys. But its recent attention comes from Lavender Brown, a witch character in the Harry Potter saga – though Lavender had also been previously featured as a best friend character in Roald Dahl's Matilda.
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Famous People Named Lavender
- Lavender Rosamund Marguerite "Pinkie" BarnesEnglish table tennis player
- Lavender May Averyfirst daughter of pop singer Jack Avery and Instagram star Gabriela Gonzalez
Lavender in Pop Culture
- Lavender Browncharacter in the Harry Potter series
- Lavender Roltmain character in play "Sweet Lavender" by Arthur Wing Pinero
- Lavendercharacter in 1996 film "Matilda"
- Lady LavanderGriselda's godmother in The Cuckoo Clock (1877) by Mrs Molesworth
- Lavendercharacter in Canadian animated series "Little Charmers"
- Lavender Towna town in Kanto in the Pokemon video games
- Lavender's BlueEnglish folk song
- Lavender Wolfmeyercharacter in film "The Upside of Anger'
- Lavender Shade Johnsonolder brother in Sheila Turnage's 'Three Times Lucky'
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