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Gender: Female Meaning of Zinnia: "Zinn's flower" Origin of Zinnia: Flower name, from German surname

Zinnia Origin and Meaning

The name Zinnia is a girl's name of German, Latin origin meaning "Zinn's flower".

Zinnia is an unusual floral choice with a bit more edge and energy than most and beginning to find its way onto namers' wish lists of botanical possibilities. Named after an eighteenth German botanist called Johann Gottfried Zinn, it appears in Roald Dahl's Matilda as the young protagonist's mother.

In the language of flowers, Zinnias symbolize remembrance.

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