125 Botanical Tree, Flower, and Plant Names for Girls

Emily Polash
Written by Emily Polash Updated on July 26th, 2021

Whether you’re a nature lover who spends copious time in the garden or simply a parent-to-be seeking a classically beautiful name, trees, plants, and flowers can make lovely inspiration when choosing a name for your daughter. There’s a lengthy list of flowers and plants with names that can easily double as baby names, and even more yet that mean tree, flower, or plant in cultures across the world.

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  • Willow – Willow is a tree-inspired name that means “freedom.”
  • Rowan – This unisex Gaelic name is rising in popularity. It means “rowan tree” and “little redhead.”
  • Veronica – Veronica is the name of a flower genus. However, Veronica means “she who brings victory.”
  • Iris – Irises are common garden flowers. This name means “rainbow” in Greek.
  • Aveline – Aveline is a French surname and given name. It means “hazelnut.”
  • Alyvia – Alyvia means “olive tree” as well as “ancestor’s descendants.”
  • Viscaria – This rare Latin plant name means “sticky.” This plant has a sticky bottom half of a stem.
  • Tarragon – Tarragon means “little dragon.” Tarragon is a fragrant herb that was once used to treat venomous snake bites.
  • Avella – Avella is the name of a city in Italy. Its name stems from the French word for hazel.
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  • Basil – Basil is a plant-inspired name that means “regal.” While it is typically used for boys, we don’t see any reason a baby girl couldn’t rock this cool moniker.
  • Birch – This no-frills Old English name refers to the black and white hardwood.
  • Acacia – Acacia is a Greek name. It means “thorny tree.”
  • Cherry – Cherry is a girl’s name that comes from the French word for “dear one.”
  • Abeba – Abeba means “flower” in Arabic.”
  • Endzela – Endzela is a Georgian girl’s name that means “snowdrop.”
  • Lehua – Lehua is the name for the “ohia flower” in Hawaii.
  • Altantsetseg – This lengthy Mongolian name means “golden flower.”
  • Mali – This exotic name means “flower” in Thai.
  • Narges – Narges is the Persian word for flower
  • Sacnicte – In Mayan, Sacnicte means “white flower.”
  • Sigal – In Hebrew, Sigal means “violet flower.”
  • Ansifa – This Russian name is derived from the Greek word for flower.
  • Xiuying – This Chinese girl’s name contains the elements for “beautiful” and “flower.”
  • Embla – Embla is a Scandinavian name that means “elm.”
  • Momoka – This intense Japanese girl’s name means “one-thousand peach flowers.”
  • Luljeta – Luljeta stems from the Albanian word for “flower.”
  • Melati – Melati means “jasmine flower” in Malay.
  • Lule – Lule means “flower” in Albanian.
  • Kamala – Kamala is the first name of our current vice president. It means “lotus” in Sanskrit.
  • Hyacinth – Hyacinth is the name given to blue larkspur flowers.
  • Peony – Peony is the name of a lovely flower. It means “praise giving” in Greek.
  • Reed – Reed is a unisex given name that refers to the tall grass-like plants that grow in marshes and wetlands.
  • Hazel – Hazel means “hazelnut tree.” This English tree name is perfect for a baby girl.
  • Ayla – Ayla means “oak tree” in Hebrew.
  • Geneva – Geneva comes from the Germanic word for “juniper tree.”
  • Pansy – A pansy is a delicate and beloved flower.
  • Juniper – Juniper means “young” in Latin.” This is yet another name that is derived from a wide-spreading shrub.
  • Bjork – Bjork means “birch.” Bjork is the name of a popular Icelandic musician.
  • Kennedia – This Latin name means “thrown from the ground.” It is also the name of a shrub.
  • Vesa – Vesa means “young tree.”
  • Cynthia – In Greek, Cynthia means “from Mount Cynthus.” This is also the name of a flowering shrub.
  • Daphne – Daphne means “laurel tree.” In Greek mythology, this was the name of the river god Peneus’s nymph daughter. According to myth, Apollo transforms her into a laurel tree.
  • Marguerite – Marguerite is a type of daisy. This name can be shortened to Marge.
  • Rose – Rose is one of the most popular flower baby names. It can be shortened to Rosie.
  • Dahlia – Dahlia is a popular girl’s name, It is inspired by vibrant Mexican flowers of the same name.
  • Lily – Lily is one of the most popular flower baby names. This plant moniker stems from the Latin Lilium. It means “pure” and “passion.”
  • Ash – This unisex baby name is inspired by the ash tree.
  • Petal – Most would agree that the beauty of a flower lies in its petals. Petal is a very rare first name.
  • Calluna – Calluna is another name for the heather flower. This botanical moniker stems from the Greek kallos. It means “beauty.” Cali and Luna serve as strong nickname options.
  • Bergenia – Bergenia is a type of spring-blooming herb.
  • Ivy – Ivy is a type of evergreen vine. It’s a quick and refreshing name for a girl.
  • Yasmin – This Arabic name means “jasmine flower.”
  • Holly – This Old English name means “from the holly tree.”
  • Rue – Rue is a type of herb that is used for sustenance and healing. This name translates to “regret.
  • Sylvia – This charming Latin name means “from the woods or forest.”
  • Daphne – In Greek, Daphne means “laurel.”
  • Azalea – Azalea is Greek for “dry flower.” These delicate flowers are a welcome addition to any spring garden.
  • Ayana – This unique Japanese girl’s name means “beautiful flower.”
  • Flora – Flora is the Latin word for “flower.” According to Roman mythology, Flora is the god of springtime.
  • Brier – Bier is a type of thorny bush. This French girl’s name translates to “heather.”
  • Daisy – This was the name of the female protagonist in “The Great Gatsby.” This feminine flower name means “day’s eye.”
  • Magnolia – Magnolia means “great beauty.” This impressive flowering tree is an excellent inspiration for a baby girl’s name. Suitable nicknames include Maggie, Nolie, and even Nola.
  • Marley – This English name means “pleasant wood.”
  • Fleur – This fairly common French first name means “flower.”
  • Katniss – Do you remember Katniss Everdeen from “The Hunger Games” trilogy? Her name was derived from that of an edible plant.
  • Rain – The trees and flowers would be nothing without blessings from above. Rain is a gender-neutral name that can be shortened to Rainey.
  • Heather – Heather is a type of flowering evergreen. This plant is known to spread far and wide when planted in an open field.
  • Marigold – Marigold means “golden flower.” This name can be shortened to Mary.
  • Jasmine – Jasmine is a sweet-smelling flower. This name means “gift from God” in Persian.
  • Calla – Calla is a type of lily. This name means “beautiful” in Greek.
  • Blossom – Blossom is a simple English given name. It means “flower bloom.”
  • Gardenia – Gardenia is a common garden flower. There’s no mistaking this as a plant-inspired moniker.
  • Clover – Clover means “meadow flower.” This hearty and fast-spreading plant reminds us of the country.
  • Fern – This shade-loving plant conjures up images of dense forests. Fern is an English baby name.
  • Violet – This botanical name comes from the Latin word for “purple.”
  • Leilani – This incredible Hawaiian girl’s name means “heavenly flower.”
  • Belladonna – Belladonna is another name for nightshade, a poisonous flower. This moniker translates to “beautiful lady.”
  • Coriander – Coriander is another name for cilantro. You might also shorten this funky botanical name to Cori.
  • Cicely – Cicely is also known as garden myrrh and sweet chervil. This Victorian name means “blind.”
  • Apple – Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin named their first-born daughter Apple. This is the name of a fruit and a tree.
  • Cassia – Cassia is the Latin word for “cinnamon.”
  • Poppy – Poppy is a botanical name that means “from the flower” in Latin. This plant-inspired name is becoming more popular.
  • Aster – The name Aster stems from the Ancient Greek word for “star.” Asters are flowers with star-shaped heads.
  • Petunia -Petunias are popular nightshade family flowers. This name stems from Latin.
  • Kalina – Kalina is the Slavic word for “viburnum.” These flat-topped flowers are related to hydrangeas.
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Emily Polash
Written by Emily Polash Updated on July 26th, 2021

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