Gender: Female Pronunciation: o-lee-ANNE-der Origin of Oleander: Botanical Name

Oleander Origin and Meaning

The name Oleander is a girl's name .

The name of this pretty Mediterranean shrub is reminiscent of vintage Olive, and interestingly its etymology appears to overlap too: oleander most likely derives from Greek rhododendron “rose tree”, with its form successively influenced by laurea “laurel” and olea “olive tree”.

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