User comments for Lavender (Meaning / History Only)

The name Lavender is a derivative of the Latin word "lavare," which means "to wash". It was an herb used for bathing rituals in Roman times.
merry  3/21/2005
In The Language of Flowers, Lavender means "Devotion" or "Distrust".
Antique_Cherub  8/30/2010
Lavender is also a surname meaning a person who washes clothing. As a first name, it could have come from the surname.
earthnut  10/28/2015

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