The name Lotus is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "lotus flower". Lotus and is often added to lists like Flower Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents - Sibsets Version".
From the experts:
Lotus is one of the most exotic and languorous of the flower names, with intriguing significance in both Buddhism and Hinduism, symbolizing purity, grace and spiritual growth--not to mention a familiar yoga position.
In ancient Greece, the lotus was a legendary plant, whose fruit was eaten by the mythical lotus eaters, causing them to go into a state of hypnotic forgetfulness.
Lotus Flower is a Chinese character in the 1931 Pulitzer Prize-winning Pearl S. Buck novel, The Good Earth. Rain Pryor, daughter of comedian Richard, named her daughter Lotus Marie.