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This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keywords flower or rose or blossom or orchid or chrysanthemum or lily or bloom or tulip or daisy.
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ABEBAfEastern African, Amharic
Means "flower" in Amharic.
ADSILAfNative American, Cherokee
Means "blossom" in Cherokee.
ALTANSARNAIfMongolian
Means "golden rose" in Mongolian.
ALTANTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "golden flower" in Mongolian.
ANARGULfKazakh
Means "blooming pomegranate tree" in Kazakh.
ANFISAfRussian
Russian form of the Greek name Ανθουσα (Anthousa), which was derived from Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower". This was the name of a 9th-century Byzantine saint.
ANHm & fVietnamese
This name is frequently combined with a middle name to create a compound name; the meaning of Anh changes depending on the Sino-Vietnamese characters underlying the compound. It is often from Sino-Vietnamese (anh) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", though in compounds it often takes on the meaning "intelligent, bright".
ANNAGÜLfTurkmen
Derived from Turkmen anna "Friday" and gül "flower, rose".
ANTHEAfGreek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ανθεια (Antheia), derived from ανθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom". This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Hera.
ANTHONYmEnglish
English form of the Roman family name Antonius, which is of unknown Etruscan origin. The most notable member of the Roman family was the general Marcus Antonius (called Mark Antony in English), who for a period in the 1st century BC ruled the Roman Empire jointly with Augustus. When their relationship turned sour, he and his mistress Cleopatra were attacked and forced to commit suicide, as related in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Antony and Cleopatra' (1606).... [more]
AYAKAfJapanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour" combined with (ka) or (ka) which both mean "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AYGÜLfTurkish
Means "moon rose" in Turkish.
AZUCENAfSpanish
Means "madonna lily" in Spanish.
BAHARGÜLfTurkmen
Derived from Turkmen bahar meaning "spring" and gül meaning "flower, rose" (both roots ultimately of Persian origin).
BLÁTHNATfIrish, Irish Mythology
Means "little flower" from the Irish word blath "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix. In Irish legend she was a maiden abducted and married by Cú Roí. She was rescued by Cúchulainn, who killed her husband, but she was in turn murdered by one of Cú Roí's loyal servants.
BLEJANfCornish
Means "flower" in Cornish.
BLODEUWEDDfWelsh, Welsh Mythology
Means "face of flowers" in Welsh. In a story in the Mabinogion, she is created out of flowers by Gwydion to be the wife of his nephew Lleu Llaw Gyffes. She is eventually changed into an owl for her infidelity.
BLODEUYNfWelsh
Means "flower" in Welsh.
BLODWENfWelsh
Means "white flowers" from Welsh blodau "flowers" combined with gwen "white, fair, blessed".
BLOSSOMfEnglish
From the English word blossom, ultimately from Old English blóstm. It came into use as a rare given name in the 19th century.
BLUMAfYiddish
Means "flower" in Yiddish.
BOPHAfKhmer
Means "flower" in Khmer, ultimately from Pali.
CALANTHEfEnglish (Rare)
From the name of a type of orchid, ultimately meaning "beautiful flower", derived from Greek καλος (kalos) "beautiful" and ανθος (anthos) "flower".
CALFURAYfNative American, Mapuche
Means "violet (flower)" in Mapuche.
CHIKA (2)fJapanese
From Japanese (chi) meaning "thousand", (chi) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (chi) meaning "scatter" combined with (ka) meaning "good, beautiful" or (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
CHRYSANTAfEnglish (Rare)
Shortened form of the word chrysanthemum, the name of a flowering plant, which means "golden flower" in Greek.
CHRYSANTHOSmGreek, Ancient Greek
Means "golden flower" from Greek χρυσεος (chryseos) "golden" combined with ανθος (anthos) "flower". This name was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century Egyptian saint.
CRINAfRomanian
Derived from Romanian crin meaning "lily".
CÚCfVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (cúc) meaning "chrysanthemum".
CVETKAfSlovene
Derived from Slovene cvet meaning "blossom, flower".
DAISYfEnglish
Simply from the English word for the white flower, ultimately derived from Old English dægeseage meaning "day eye". It was first used as a given name in the 19th century, at the same time many other plant and flower names were coined.
DIANTHAfDutch, English (Rare)
From dianthus, the name of a type of flower (ultimately from Greek meaning "heavenly flower").
ĐURĐICAfCroatian
Croatian feminine form of GEORGE. It also means "lily of the valley" in Croatian.
ENDZELAfGeorgian
Means "snowdrop flower" in Georgian (genus Galanthus).
EUANTHEfAncient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek ευανθης (euanthes) meaning "blooming, flowery", a derivative of ευ (eu) "good" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". According to some sources, this was the name of the mother of the three Graces or Χαριτες (Charites) in Greek mythology.
EUN-YEONGfKorean
From Sino-Korean (eun) meaning "kindness, mercy, charity" and (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed by other hanja character combinations as well.
EUTHALIAfAncient Greek
Means "flower, bloom" from the Greek word ευθαλεια (euthaleia), itself derived from ευ (eu) "good" and θαλλω (thallo) "to blossom".
FIORALBAfItalian
Combination of Italian fiore "flower" and alba "dawn".
FIOREf & mItalian
Means "flower" in Italian. It can also be considered an Italian form of the Latin names FLORA and FLORUS.
FIORELLAfItalian
From Italian fiore "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FLEURfFrench, Dutch, English (Rare)
Means "flower" in French. This was the name of a character in John Galsworthy's novels 'The Forsyte Saga' (1922).
FLORAfEnglish, German, Italian, Roman Mythology
Derived from Latin flos meaning "flower". Flora was the Roman goddess of flowers and spring, the wife of Zephyr the west wind. It has been used as a given name since the Renaissance, starting in France. In Scotland it was sometimes used as an Anglicized form of Fionnghuala.
FLORINDAfSpanish, Portuguese
Elaborated form of Spanish or Portuguese flor meaning "flower".
FLORUSmAncient Roman
Roman cognomen which was derived from Latin flos meaning "flower".
FLOWERfEnglish (Rare)
Simply from the English word flower for the blossoming plant. It is derived (via Old French) from Latin flos.
GHONCHEHfPersian
Means "flower bud" in Persian.
GOLfPersian
Means "flower, rose" in Persian.
GOLBAHARfPersian
Means "spring rose" in Persian.
GOLNARfPersian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and انار (anar) "pomegranate".
GOLNAZfPersian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) "flower, rose" and ناز (naz) "pride".
GOLSHANf & mPersian
Means "rose garden" in Persian.
GOLZARm & fPersian
Means "rose cheeked" in Persian.
GUIYINGm & fChinese
From Chinese (guì) meaning "laurel, cassia, cinnamon" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". This name can be formed from other character combinations as well.
GÜLfTurkish
Means "rose" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
GULm & fUrdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
GÜLAYfTurkish
Means "rose moon" in Turkish.
GULBADANfUrdu (Rare)
Means "having a body like a rose" in Persian. This was the name of a daughter of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GÜLDENfTurkish
Means "from the rose" in Turkish.
GÜLİSTANfTurkish
Means "rose garden" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian.
GÜLNURfTurkish
Means "rose light" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
GULRUKHfUrdu
Means "rose faced" in Persian. This was the name of a wife of the Mughal emperor Babur.
GÜLTENfTurkish
Means "rose skin" in Turkish.
HAJNALKAfHungarian
Means "morning glory (flower)" in Hungarian.
HANA (3)fJapanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana) which both mean "flower". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
HANAEfJapanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana), which both mean "flower", combined with (e) meaning "picture" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HANAKOfJapanese
From Japanese (hana) meaning "flower" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
HARUKAf & mJapanese
From Japanese (haruka) meaning "distant, remote". It can also come from (haru) meaning "spring" or (haru) meaning "clear weather" combined with (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Additionally, other kanji combinations can form this name.
HEf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "river, stream", () meaning "harmony, peace", or () meaning "lotus, water lily" (which is usually only feminine). Other characters can form this name as well. A famous bearer was the 15th-century explorer Zheng He.
HEITIAREfTahitian
From Tahitian hei "crown, garland" and tiare "flower".
HOAfVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (hoa) meaning "flower".
HONOKAfJapanese
From Japanese (hono) meaning "harmony" (using an obscure nanori reading) and (ka) meaning "flower", as well as other combinations of kanji which have the same pronunciation. Very often it is written using the hiragana writing system.
HUAf & mChinese
From Chinese (huá) meaning "splendid, illustrious, Chinese" or (huā) meaning "flower, blossom" (which is usually only feminine). Other Chinese characters can form this name as well.
HUỆfVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (huệ) meaning "bright, intelligent" or (huệ) meaning "orchid".
IANTHEfGreek Mythology
Means "violet flower", derived from Greek ιον (ion) "violet" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". This was the name of an ocean nymph in Greek mythology.
IOLANTHEfVarious
Probably a variant of YOLANDA influenced by the Greek words ιολη (iole) "violet" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". This name was (first?) used by Gilbert and Sullivan in their comic opera 'Iolanthe' (1882).
IONEfGreek Mythology, English
From Greek ιον (ion) meaning "violet flower". This was the name of a sea nymph in Greek mythology. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the 19th century, though perhaps based on the Greek place name Ionia, a region on the west coast of Asia Minor.
IVANČICAfCroatian
Means "daisy" in Croatian.
IZDIHARfArabic
Means "blossoming, prospering" in Arabic.
JI-YEONGf & mKorean
From Sino-Korean (ji) meaning "wisdom, intellect" or (ji) meaning "know, perceive, comprehend" combined with (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or (yeong) meaning "glory, honour, flourish, prosper". Many other hanja character combinations are possible.
JUf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "chrysanthemum" (which is usually only feminine) or () meaning "big, enormous" (usually only masculine), besides other characters which are pronounced similarly.
KANONfJapanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" and (non) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
KANTUTAfNative American, Aymara
Means "cantua flower" in Aymara (species Cantua buxifolia).
KAPUAf & mHawaiian
Means "the flower" or "the child" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and pua "flower, offspring".
KAREN (3)fJapanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower" and (ren) meaning "lotus, water lily". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
KASUMIfJapanese
From Japanese (kasumi) meaning "mist". It can also come from (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" combined with (sumi) meaning "clear, pure". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
KIELOfFinnish
Means "lily of the valley" in Finnish.
KIKUfJapanese
From Japanese (kiku) meaning "chrysanthemum", as well as other kanji characters which are pronounced the same way.
KOLABfKhmer
Means "rose" in Khmer.
KUKKAfFinnish
Means "flower" in Finnish.
KULAPf & mThai
Means "rose" in Thai.
KUSUMAm & fIndonesian
Derived from Sanskrit कुसुम (kusuma) meaning "flower".
KVETAfCzech
Derived from Czech kvet meaning "flower, blossom".
LALAfBulgarian
From a South Slavic word meaning "tulip". It is derived via Turkish from Persian لاله (laleh).
LALEfTurkish
Means "tulip" in Turkish, of Persian origin.
LALEHfPersian
Means "tulip" in Persian.
LALLAfLiterature
Derived from Persian لاله (laleh) meaning "tulip". This was the name of the heroine of Thomas Moore's poem 'Lalla Rookh' (1817). In the poem, Lalla, the daughter of the emperor of Delhi, listens to a poet sing four tales.
LANf & mChinese, Vietnamese
From Chinese (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant" (which is usually only feminine) or (lán) meaning "mountain mist". Other Chinese characters can form this name as well. As a Vietnamese name, it is derived from Sino-Vietnamese meaning "orchid".
LEHUAf & mHawaiian
Means "ohia flower" in Hawaiian.
LEI (1)m & fHawaiian
Means "flowers, lei, child" in Hawaiian.
LEILANIf & mHawaiian
Means "heavenly flowers" or "royal child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
LEIMOMIfHawaiian
Means "pearl lei" or "pearl child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and momi "pearl".
LIÊNfVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (liên) meaning "lotus, water lily".
LILIfGerman, French, Hungarian
German, French and Hungarian diminutive of ELISABETH, also sometimes connected to the German word lilie meaning "lily". In Hungarian, it can also be diminutive of KAROLINA or JÚLIA.
LILLIANfEnglish
Probably originally a diminutive of ELIZABETH. It may also be considered an elaborated form of LILY, from the Latin word for "lily" lilium. This name has been used in England since the 16th century.
LILYfEnglish
From the name of the flower, a symbol of purity. The word is ultimately derived from Latin lilium.
LJERKAfCroatian, Serbian, Slovene
Derived from South Slavic lijer meaning "lily".
LJILJANAfSerbian, Croatian
Derived from South Slavic ljiljan meaning "lily".
LORE (2)fBasque
Means "flower" in Basque.
LULEfAlbanian
Means "flower" in Albanian.
LULJETAfAlbanian
Means "flower of life" in Albanian, from lule "flower" and jetë "life".
LYSfFrisian
Frisian diminutive of ELISABETH. It also coincides with the French word for "lily".
MADELIEFfDutch
Derived from Dutch madeliefje meaning "daisy".
MALAIfThai
Means "garland of flowers" in Thai.
MALIfThai
Means "flower" in Thai.
MAO (1)fJapanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine" or (mai) meaning "dance" combined with (o) meaning "center", (o) meaning "thread" or (o) meaning "cherry blossom". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MARGARITAfSpanish, Russian, Bulgarian, Lithuanian, Greek, Late Roman
Latinate form of MARGARET. This is also a Latin word meaning "pearl" and a Spanish word meaning "daisy flower" (species Leucanthemum vulgare).
MAWARfIndonesian, Malay
Means "rose" in Malay and Indonesian.
MAYLISfFrench
From the name of a town in southern France, possibly derived from Occitan mair "mother" and French lys "lily". It is also sometimes considered a combination of MARIE and lys.
MBALENHLEfSouthern African, Zulu
From Zulu imbali "flower" and hle "beautiful".
MBALIfSouthern African, Zulu
Means "flower" in Zulu.
MELANTHAfEnglish (Rare)
Probably a combination of Mel (from names such as MELANIE or MELISSA) with the suffix antha (from Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower"). John Dryden used this name in his play 'Marriage a la Mode' (1672).
MELANTHIOSmGreek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μελας (melas) "black, dark" and ανθος (anthos) "flower". In Homer's epic the 'Odyssey' this is the name of an insolent goatherd killed by Odysseus.
MELATIfIndonesian, Malay
Means "jasmine flower" in Malay and Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit मालती (malati).
MILLARAYfNative American, Mapuche
Means "golden flower" in Mapuche.
MIOfJapanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (o) meaning "cherry blossom" or (o) meaning "thread". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
MISAKIfJapanese
From Japanese (mi) meaning "beautiful" and (saki) meaning "blossom". This name can be formed from other combinations of kanji as well.
MOMOKAfJapanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ka) meaning "flower" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MÜGEfTurkish
Means "lily of the valley" in Turkish (species Convallaria majalis).
MUKULmIndian, Hindi
Means "bud, blossom" in Sanskrit.
MUNKHTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "eternal flower" in Mongolian.
NARANTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "sun flower" in Mongolian.
NARGESfPersian
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Persian, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).
NARIfKorean
Means "lily" in Korean.
NASRINfPersian, Bengali
Means "wild rose" in Persian.
NAWRAfArabic
Means "flower, blossom" in Arabic.
NERGİSfTurkish
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Turkish, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).
NERIDAfIndigenous Australian
Possibly means "water lily" in an Australian Aboriginal language.
NICTEfNative American, Mayan
Means "flower" in Mayan.
NILOOFARfPersian
Means "water lily" in Persian.
NITZANm & fHebrew
Means "flower bud" in Hebrew.
NURGÜLfTurkish
Means "radiant rose" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose".
NURITfHebrew
Means "buttercup flower" in Hebrew (genus Ranunculus).
ODTSETSEGfMongolian
Means "star flower" in Mongolian.
ORNELLAfItalian
Created by the Italian author Gabriele d'Annunzio for his novel 'La Figlia di Jorio' (1904). It is derived from Tuscan Italian ornello meaning "flowering ash tree".
ORVOKKIfFinnish
Means "pansy flower" in Finnish.
PAfHmong
Means "flower" in Hmong.
PALESAfSouthern African, Sotho
Means "flower" in Sotho.
PATIGULfUyghur
Uyghur elaboration of PATIME using the suffix گۇل (gul) meaning "flower, rose".
PRIMROSEfEnglish (Rare)
From the English word for the flower, ultimately deriving from Latin prima rosa "first rose".
PUAfHawaiian
Means "flower, offspring" in Hawaiian.
PUALANIfHawaiian
Means "heavenly flower" or "royal offsring" from Hawaiian pua "flower, offsring" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
PUANANIfHawaiian
Means "beautiful flower" or "beautiful offsring" from Hawaiian pua "flower, offsring" and nani "beauty, glory".
PUSHPAfIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Means "flower" in Sanskrit.
RAISA (2)fYiddish
Means "rose" in Yiddish.
RANfJapanese
From Japanese (ran) meaning "orchid" or other kanji pronounced in the same way.
REYHANGULfUyghur
Uyghur elaboration of REYHAN using the suffix گۇل (gul) meaning "flower, rose".
RHODAfBiblical, English
Derived from Greek ‘ροδον (rhodon) meaning "rose". In the New Testament this name was borne by a maid in the house of Mary the mother of John Mark. As an English given name, Rhoda came into use in the 17th century.
RHOSYNfWelsh (Rare)
Means "rose" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
RIO (2)fJapanese
From Japanese (ri) meaning "white jasmine" or (ri) meaning "village" combined with (o) meaning "center", (o) meaning "thread" or (o) meaning "cherry blossom". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
ROOSfDutch
Dutch vernacular form of ROSA (1), meaning "rose" in Dutch.
ROOSEVELTmEnglish
From a Dutch surname meaning "rose field". This name is often given in honour of American presidents Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) or Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945).
ROSALBAfItalian
Italian name meaning "white rose", derived from Latin rosa "rose" and alba "white". A famous bearer was the Venetian painter Rosalba Carriera (1675-1757).
ROSALIAfItalian, Late Roman
Late Latin name derived from rosa "rose". This was the name of a 12th-century Sicilian saint.
ROSALINDfEnglish
Derived from the Germanic elements hros meaning "horse" and lind meaning "soft, tender, flexible". The Normans introduced this name to England, though it was not common. During the Middle Ages its spelling was influenced by the Latin phrase rosa linda "beautiful rose". The name was popularized by Edmund Spencer, who used it in his poetry, and by William Shakespeare, who used it for the heroine in his comedy 'As You Like It' (1599).
ROSAMUNDfEnglish (Rare)
Derived from the Germanic elements hros "horse" and mund "protection". The Normans introduced this name to England. It was subsequently influenced by the Latin phrase rosa munda "pure rose". This was the name of the mistress of Henry II, the king of England in the 12th century. She was possibly murdered by his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine.
ROSEfEnglish, French
Originally a Norman form of a Germanic name, which was composed of the elements hrod "fame" and heid "kind, sort, type". The Normans introduced it to England in the forms Roese and Rohese. From an early date it was associated with the word for the fragrant flower rose (derived from Latin rosa). When the name was revived in the 19th century, it was probably with the flower in mind.
RÓŻAfPolish
Means "rose" in Polish. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
ROZA (1)fRussian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Macedonian
Means "rose" in some Slavic languages. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
ROŽĖfLithuanian
Means "rose" in Lithuanian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
ROZENNfBreton
Means "rose" in Breton.
RÓZSAfHungarian
Means "rose" in Hungarian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
RUŽAfCroatian, Serbian
Means "rose" in Croatian and Serbian. It is a cognate of ROSA (1).
RŮŽENAfCzech
Derived from Czech růže meaning "rose".
SACNICTEfNative American, Mayan
Means "white flower" in Mayan.
SAKIfJapanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "blossom" and (ki) meaning "hope", besides other combinations of kanji characters.
SAKIKOfJapanese
From Japanese (saki) meaning "blossom" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji characters.
SAKURAfJapanese
From Japanese (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom", though it is often written using the hiragana writing system. It can also come from (saku) meaning "blossom" and (ra) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable" as well as other kanji combinations.
SAKURAKOfJapanese
From Japanese (sakura) meaning "cherry blossom" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
SAMANTHAfEnglish, Italian, Dutch
Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of SAMUEL, using the name suffix antha (possibly inspired by Greek ανθος (anthos) "flower"). It originated in America in the 18th century but was fairly uncommon until 1964, when it was popularized by the main character on the television show 'Bewitched'.
SARNAIfMongolian
Means "rose" in Mongolian.
SAYURIfJapanese
From Japanese (sa) meaning "small" and 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". This name can also be composed of other kanji combinations.
SETHUNYAfSouthern African, Tswana
Means "bloom, flower" in Tswana.
SHOKUFEHfPersian
Means "blossom" in Persian.
SIGALITfHebrew
Means "violet flower" in Hebrew.
SIRVARDfArmenian
Means "love rose" in Armenian.
SMADARfHebrew
Means "blossom" in Hebrew.
SONGÜLfTurkish
From Turkish son meaning "last, final" and gül meaning "rose".
SPOMENKAfCroatian
From Croatian spomenak meaning "forget-me-not flower".
SUSANNAfItalian, Catalan, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Dutch, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
From Σουσαννα (Sousanna), the Greek form of the Hebrew name שׁוֹשַׁנָּה (Shoshannah). This was derived from the Hebrew word שׁוֹשָׁן (shoshan) meaning "lily" (in modern Hebrew this also means "rose"), perhaps ultimately from Egyptian sšn "lotus". In the Old Testament Apocrypha this is the name of a woman falsely accused of adultery. The prophet Daniel clears her name by tricking her accusers, who end up being condemned themselves. It also occurs in the New Testament belonging to a woman who ministers to Jesus.... [more]
TAJEDDIGTfNorthern African, Berber
Means "flower" in Tamazight.
THALESmAncient Greek
Derived from Greek θαλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom". This was the name of a 6th-century BC Greek philosopher and mathematician.
THALIAfGreek Mythology (Latinized), Greek
From the Greek name Θαλεια (Thaleia), derived from θαλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom". In Greek mythology she was one of the nine Muses, presiding over comedy and pastoral poetry. This was also the name of one of the three Graces or Χαριτες (Charites).
TIAREfTahitian
Means "flower" iin Tahitian, also specifically referring to the species Gardenia taitensis.
TIWLIPfWelsh
Means "tulip" in Welsh. This is a modern Welsh name.
TOPɄSANAfNative American, Comanche
Means "praire flower" in Comanche.
TSETSEGfMongolian
Means "flower" in Mongolian.
TSUBAKIfJapanese
From Japanese 椿 (tsubaki) meaning "camellia flower", as well as other combinations of kanji which are pronounced the same way.
TSVETANmBulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian цвет (tsvet) meaning "flower, blossom".
VAITIAREfTahitian
From Tahitian vai "water" and tiare "flower".
VARDANmArmenian
Derived from Armenian վարդ (vard) meaning "rose", ultimately from Persian.
VARDOfGeorgian
Derived from Georgian ვარდი (vardi) meaning "rose", ultimately from Persian via Armenian.
VARDUHIfArmenian
Means "rose lady" in Armenian.
VEREDfHebrew
Means "rose" in Hebrew.
VIRÁGfHungarian
Means "flower" in Hungarian.
VUOKKOfFinnish
Means "anemone flower" in Finnish.
XIADANIfNative American, Zapotec
Possibly means "the flower that arrived" in Zapotec.
XIULANfChinese
From Chinese (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (lán) meaning "orchid, elegant". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
XIUYINGfChinese
From Chinese (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". Other character combinations are possible.
XOCHIPILLImAztec and Toltec Mythology, Native American, Nahuatl
Means "flower prince" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of love, flowers, song and games, the twin brother of Xochiquetzal.
XOCHIQUETZALfAztec and Toltec Mythology, Native American, Nahuatl
Means "flower feather" in Nahuatl. This was the name of the Aztec goddess of love, flowers and the earth, the twin sister of Xochipilli.
YEONGf & mKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name. This name was borne by Jang Yeong-sil (where Jang is the surname), a 15th-century Korean scientist and inventor.
YEONG-HOmKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", (yeong) meaning "reflect light" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or (ho) meaning "bright, luminous, clear, hoary". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-HUIfKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (hui) meaning "beauty" or (hui) meaning "enjoy, play". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
YEONG-JAfKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (ja) meaning "child". Other hanja character combinations can form this name as well. Feminine names ending with the character (a fashionable name suffix in Japan, read as -ko in Japanese) were popular in Korea during the period of Japanese rule (1910-1945). After liberation this name and others like it declined in popularity.
YEONG-SUKfKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YURI (2)fJapanese
From Japanese 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
YUUKAfJapanese
From Japanese (yuu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ka) meaning "flower, blossom". It can also be composed of different kanji which have the same pronunciations.
ZAHRAHfArabic
Derived from Arabic زهرة (zahrah) meaning "blooming flower".