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Flowery Names

Flower Names (as well as other dainty plant names) for girls became popular during the Victorian Era. Ideally, a Victorian daughter was as dainty, as pretty, and as sweet as a flower. Occasionally, other “dainty” plants like fern or cherry were also used as names.


“Flower Names” for girls include:
(bold indicates the name has its own page on Edgar’s Name Pages):

Amaryllis
Azalea
Begonia
Blossom
Camellia
Carnation
Celadine
Cherry
Chrysanta
Daffodil
Daisy
Daphne
Eglantine

Fern
Flora
Gardenia
Hazel
Heather
Holly
Hyacinth
(Jacinda)
Iris
Ivy
Jacinta
Jasmine (Jessamine)
Laurel
Lavender
Lilac
Lily (Lillian)
Lotus
Magnolia
Marigold
Myrtle
Narcissa
Olive, Olivia
Pansy
Peony
Petunia
Poppy
Posey
Primrose
Rose (Rosa)
Rosemary
Saffron

Tansy
Violet
Willow

Zinnia



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