Names with "flower" in Meaning

This is a list of names in which the meaning contains the keyword flower.
gender
usage
meaning
ABEBA f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "flower" in Amharic.
ALTANTSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "golden flower" in Mongolian.
ANFISA f Russian
Russian form of the Greek name Ἀνθοῦσα (Anthousa), which was derived from Greek ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". This was the name of a 9th-century Byzantine saint.
ANH m & f Vietnamese
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".
ANNAGÜL f Turkmen
Derived from Turkmen anna "Friday" and gül "flower, rose".
ANTHEA f Greek Mythology (Latinized)
From the Greek Ἄνθεια (Antheia), derived from ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower, blossom". This was an epithet of the Greek goddess Hera.
AYAKA f Japanese
From Japanese (aya) meaning "colour" combined with (ka) or (ka) both meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
AYAME f Japanese
From Japanese 菖蒲 (ayame) meaning "iris (flower)". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
AYGÜL f Turkish, Uyghur, Azerbaijani
Derived from the Turkic element ay meaning "moon" combined with Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose". In some languages this is also a name for a variety of flowering plant that grows in central Asia (species Fritillaria eduardii).
AYŞEGÜL f Turkish
Combination of AYŞE and Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose".
AZAHAR f Spanish
Means "orange blossom" in Spanish, ultimately from Arabic زهرة (zahrah) meaning "flower". It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Azahar, meaning "Our Lady of the Orange Blossom", because of the citrus trees that surround a church devoted to her near Murcia.
BAHARGÜL f Turkmen
Derived from Turkmen bahar meaning "spring" and gül meaning "flower, rose" (both roots ultimately of Persian origin).
BAKTYGUL f Kyrgyz
Derived from Persian بخت (bakht) meaning "fortune, happiness" and گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose".
BLÁTHNAT f Irish, 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.
BLEJAN f Cornish
Means "flower" in Cornish.
BLODEUWEDD f Welsh, 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.
BLODEUYN f Welsh
Means "flower" in Welsh.
BLODWEN f Welsh
Means "white flowers" from Welsh blodau "flowers" combined with gwen "white, fair, blessed".
BLUMA f Yiddish
From Yiddish בלום (blum) meaning "flower".
BOGLÁRKA f Hungarian
Means "buttercup flower" in Hungarian (genus Ranunculus), derived from the archaic word boglár meaning "ornament".
BOLORTSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "crystal flower" in Mongolian.
BOPHA f Khmer
Means "flower" in Khmer, ultimately from Pali.
CALANTHE f English (Rare)
From the name of a type of orchid, ultimately meaning "beautiful flower", derived from Greek καλός (kalos) meaning "beautiful" and ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower".
CALFURAY f Indigenous American, Mapuche
Means "violet (flower)" in Mapuche.
CHIKA (2) f Japanese
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.
CHRYSANTA f English (Rare)
Shortened form of the word chrysanthemum, the name of a flowering plant, which means "golden flower" in Greek.
CHRYSANTHOS m Greek, Ancient Greek
Means "golden flower" from Greek χρύσεος (chryseos) meaning "golden" combined with ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". This name was borne by a semi-legendary 3rd-century Egyptian saint.
CVETKA f Slovene
Derived from Slovene cvet meaning "blossom, flower".
DIANTHA f Dutch, English (Rare)
From dianthus, the name of a type of flower (ultimately from Greek meaning "heavenly flower").
EIRLYS f Welsh
Means "snowdrop (flower)" in Welsh.
ENDZELA f Georgian
Means "snowdrop flower" in Georgian (genus Galanthus).
EUANTHE f Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology
Derived from Greek εὐανθής (euanthes) meaning "blooming, flowery", a derivative of εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". According to some sources, this was the name of the mother of the three Graces or Χάριτες (Charites) in Greek mythology.
EUN-YEONG f Korean
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.
EUTHALIA f Ancient Greek
Means "flower, bloom" from the Greek word εὐθάλεια (euthaleia), itself derived from εὖ (eu) meaning "good" and θάλλω (thallo) meaning "to blossom".
FIORALBA f Italian
Combination of Italian fiore "flower" and alba "dawn".
FIORE f & m Italian
Means "flower" in Italian. It can also be considered an Italian form of the Latin names FLORA and FLORUS.
FIORELLA f Italian
From Italian fiore "flower" combined with a diminutive suffix.
FLEUR f French, Dutch, English (Rare)
Means "flower" in French. This was the name of a character in John Galsworthy's novels The Forsyte Saga (1922).
FLOR f Spanish
Either directly from Spanish flor meaning "flower", or a short form of FLORENCIA.
FLORA f English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, 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.
FLORINDA f Spanish, Portuguese
Elaborated form of Spanish or Portuguese flor meaning "flower".
FLORUS m Ancient Roman
Roman cognomen that was derived from Latin flos meaning "flower".
FLOWER f English (Rare)
Simply from the English word flower for the blossoming plant. It is derived (via Old French) from Latin flos.
GHONCHEH f Persian
Means "flower bud" in Persian.
GOL f Persian
Means "flower, rose" in Persian.
GOLNAR f Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" and انار (anar) meaning "pomegranate".
GOLNAZ f Persian
Derived from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" and ناز (naz) meaning "delight, comfort".
GONCA f Turkish
Means "flower bud" in Turkish, of Persian origin.
GONXHE f Albanian
Means "flower bud" in Albanian, of Persian origin. This was the middle name of Saint Teresa of Calcutta, better known as Mother Teresa (1910-1997).
GUIYING m & f Chinese
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.
GUL m & f Urdu, Pashto
Means "flower, rose" in Urdu and Pashto, ultimately from Persian.
GULMIRA f Kyrgyz, Kazakh
From Kyrgyz and Kazakh гүл (gul) meaning "flower", ultimately from Persian گل (gol), combined with Arabic أميرة (amira) meaning "princess".
GÜLNUR f Turkish
Means "rose light" in Turkish, ultimately from Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose" and Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light".
HAJNALKA f Hungarian
Means "morning glory (flower)" in Hungarian.
HANA (3) f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana) both meaning "flower". Other kanji or kanji combinations can form this name as well.
HANAE f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) or (hana), which both mean "flower", combined with (e) meaning "picture" or (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations are possible.
HANAKO f Japanese
From Japanese (hana) meaning "flower" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other kanji combinations.
HARUKA f & m Japanese
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.
HEITIARE f Tahitian
From Tahitian hei "crown, garland" and tiare "flower".
HOA f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (hoa) meaning "flower".
HONOKA f Japanese
From Japanese (hono) meaning "harmony" (using an obscure nanori reading) and (ka) meaning "flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that have the same pronunciation. Very often it is written using the hiragana writing system.
HUA f & m Chinese
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.
HUỆ f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (huệ) meaning "bright, intelligent" or (huệ) meaning "tuberose (flower)".
IANTHE f Greek Mythology
Means "violet flower", derived from Greek ἴον (ion) meaning "violet" and ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". This was the name of an ocean nymph in Greek mythology.
IOLANTHE f Various
Probably a variant of YOLANDA influenced by the Greek words ἰόλη (iole) meaning "violet" and ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". This name was (first?) used by Gilbert and Sullivan in their comic opera Iolanthe (1882).
IONE f Greek Mythology, English
From Ancient Greek ἴον (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.
IRIT f Hebrew
Means "asphodel flower" in Hebrew.
JI-YEONG f & m Korean
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.
KALEI m & f Hawaiian
Means "the flowers" or "the child" from Hawaiian ka "the" and lei "flowers, lei, child".
KANON f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower, blossom" and (non) meaning "sound". Other kanji combinations are possible as well.
KANTUTA f Indigenous American, Aymara
Means "cantua flower" in Aymara (species Cantua buxifolia).
KAPUA f & m Hawaiian
Means "the flower" or "the child" from Hawaiian ka, a definite article, and pua "flower, offspring".
KAREN (3) f Japanese
From Japanese (ka) meaning "flower" and (ren) meaning "lotus, water lily". Other combinations of kanji can also form this name.
KASUMI f Japanese
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.
KUKKA f Finnish
Means "flower" in Finnish.
KUSUMA m & f Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit कुसुम (kusuma) meaning "flower".
KVĚTA f Czech
Either a short form of KVĚTOSLAVA or directly from Czech kvet "flower, blossom".
KVĚTOSLAV m Czech
Derived from the Slavic elements cvetu "flower" and slava "glory".
LEHUA f & m Hawaiian
Means "ohia flower" in Hawaiian.
LEI (1) m & f Hawaiian
Means "flowers, lei, child" in Hawaiian.
LEILANI f & m Hawaiian
Means "heavenly flowers" or "royal child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
LEIMOMI f Hawaiian
Means "pearl lei" or "pearl child" from Hawaiian lei "flowers, lei, child" and momi "pearl".
LORE (2) f Basque
Means "flower" in Basque.
LULE f Albanian
Means "flower" in Albanian.
LULJETA f Albanian
Means "flower of life" in Albanian, from lule "flower" and jetë "life".
MALAI f Thai
Means "garland of flowers" in Thai.
MALI f Thai
Means "flower" in Thai.
MBALENHLE f Southern African, Zulu
From Zulu imbali "flower" and hle "beautiful".
MBALI f Southern African, Zulu
Means "flower" in Zulu.
MELANTHA f English (Rare)
Probably a combination of Mel (from names such as MELANIE or MELISSA) with the suffix antha (from Greek ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower"). John Dryden used this name in his play Marriage a la Mode (1672).
MELANTHIOS m Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek
Derived from Greek μέλας (melas) meaning "black, dark" and ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "flower". In Homer's epic the Odyssey this is the name of an insolent goatherd killed by Odysseus.
MELATI f Indonesian, Malay
Means "jasmine flower" in Malay and Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit मालती (malati).
MILLARAY f Indigenous American, Mapuche
Means "golden flower" in Mapuche.
MOMOKA f Japanese
From Japanese (momo) meaning "hundred" or (momo) meaning "peach" combined with (ka) meaning "flower" or (ka) meaning "fragrance". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MÖNKHTSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "eternal flower" in Mongolian.
NARANTSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "sun flower" in Mongolian.
NARGES f Persian
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Persian, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).
NAWRA f Arabic
Means "flower, blossom" in Arabic.
NAZGUL f Kyrgyz, Kazakh
Derived from Persian ناز (naz) meaning "delight, comfort" and گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose".
NERGİS f Turkish
Means "daffodil, narcissus flower" in Turkish, ultimately derived from Greek (see NARCISSUS).
NICTE f Indigenous American, Mayan
Means "flower" in Mayan.
NITZAN m & f Hebrew
Means "flower bud" in Hebrew.
NURGÜL f Turkish
Means "radiant rose" in Turkish, ultimately from Arabic نور (nur) meaning "light" and Persian گل (gol) meaning "flower, rose".
NURIT f Hebrew
Means "buttercup flower" in Hebrew (genus Ranunculus).
ODTSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "star flower" in Mongolian.
ÕIE f Estonian
Derived from Estonian õis meaning "flower".
ORNELLA f Italian
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".
ORVOKKI f Finnish
Means "pansy flower" in Finnish.
PA f Hmong
Means "flower" in Hmong.
PALESA f Southern African, Sotho
Means "flower" in Sotho.
PATIGÜL f Uyghur
Uyghur elaboration of PATIME using the suffix گۇل (gul) meaning "flower, rose".
PUA f Hawaiian
Means "flower, offspring" in Hawaiian.
PUALANI f Hawaiian
Means "heavenly flower" or "royal offspring" from Hawaiian pua "flower, offspring" and lani "heaven, sky, royal, majesty".
PUANANI f Hawaiian
Means "beautiful flower" or "beautiful offspring" from Hawaiian pua "flower, offspring" and nani "beauty, glory".
PUSHPA f Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Nepali
Means "flower" in Sanskrit.
RALITSA f Bulgarian
Means "larkspur (flower)" in Bulgarian.
REYHANGÜL f Uyghur
Uyghur elaboration of REYHAN using the suffix گۇل (gul) meaning "flower, rose".
SACNICTE f Indigenous American, Mayan
Means "white flower" in Mayan.
SAMANTHA f English, Italian, Dutch
Perhaps intended to be a feminine form of SAMUEL, using the name suffix antha (possibly inspired by Greek ἄνθος (anthos) meaning "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.
SETHUNYA f Southern African, Tswana
Means "bloom, flower" in Tswana.
SIGAL f Hebrew
Means "violet flower" in Hebrew.
SÓLEY f Icelandic
Means "buttercup flower" in Icelandic (genus Ranunculus), derived from sól "sun" and ey "island".
SÓLJA f Faroese
Means "buttercup flower" in Faroese (genus Ranunculus). The buttercup is the national flower of the Faroe Islands.
SPOMENKA f Croatian
From Croatian spomenak meaning "forget-me-not flower".
TAJEDDIGT f Northern African, Berber
Means "flower" in Tamazight.
TIARE f Tahitian
Means "flower" in Tahitian, also specifically referring to the species Gardenia taitensis.
TOPɄSANA f Indigenous American, Comanche
Means "prairie flower" in Comanche.
TSETSEG f Mongolian
Means "flower" in Mongolian.
TSUBAKI f Japanese
From Japanese 椿 (tsubaki) meaning "camellia flower", as well as other combinations of kanji that are pronounced the same way.
TSVETAN m Bulgarian
Derived from Bulgarian цвет (tsvet) meaning "flower, blossom".
VAITIARE f Tahitian
From Tahitian vai "water" and tiare "flower".
VIRÁG f Hungarian
Means "flower" in Hungarian.
VUOKKO f Finnish
Means "anemone flower" in Finnish.
XIADANI f Indigenous American, Zapotec
Possibly means "the flower that arrived" in Zapotec.
XIUYING f Chinese
From Chinese (xiù) meaning "luxuriant, beautiful, elegant, outstanding" combined with (yīng) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero". Other character combinations are possible.
XOCHIPILLI m Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "flower prince" in Nahuatl. He was the Aztec god of love, flowers, song and games, the twin brother of Xochiquetzal.
XOCHIQUETZAL f Aztec and Toltec Mythology, Indigenous 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.
XOCHITL f Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "flower" in Nahuatl.
YEONG f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters that 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-HO m Korean
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-HUI f Korean
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-JA f Korean
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-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YŪKA f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ka) meaning "flower, blossom". It can also be composed of different kanji that have the same pronunciations.
ZAHRAH f Arabic
Derived from Arabic زهرة (zahrah) meaning "blooming flower".
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