Nowadays, most parents want to choose a modern and unique name for their little one.
You can stop poring over different baby names books because I’ve compiled a list of the best plant inspired names!
You’ll definitely find a sweet and unique name for your precious little angel in the collection below.
Nature-inspired names are always a good idea because they are truly wonderful and definitely original.
By choosing one of these names, you’ll also be honoring Mother Nature because there are so many reasons to be thankful to her.
Naming your baby is definitely one of the most important parenting jobs.
Our names follow us through our entire life and, in a way, they define us.
In my opinion, the real importance lies in the meaning of a name and that’s why you definitely need to choose carefully and pick a beautiful name with an even more beautiful meaning for your little one.
For all plant lovers, this collection of plant inspired names below will make this parenting job a lot easier.
Plant Inspired Names For Girls
This is definitely quite a rare feminine name. Abeba is an Ethiopian name that means “flower”.
This pretty girl’s name has Greek roots and the meaning of this rare name is “thorny tree”.
The meaning of this wonderful Greek girl’s name is “like a blossom”. This one will surely fit your little princess.
Here’s a gentle and sweet name for a baby girl. This wonderful feminine name has English roots, and the meaning is “olive tree”.
The origin of the girl’s name Amapola is Arabic. It means “poppy”.
This feminine name was derived from the amaranth flower. It’s of Greek origin and it has a lovely meaning; “no winter” or “unfading flower”.
The name Ambrosia is quite a popular name for girls nowadays. The origin of this feminine name is Latin and it has a very strong meaning; “immortal”.
Ambrette is a plant with yellow flowers that inspired this girls’ name. It’s of Arabic/French origin and it means “jewel” or “amber-colored”.
Here’s a cute name idea for girls. The feminine name Anemone is of Greek origin and it means “windflower”.
Asters are beautiful flowers in a starry shape that are very similar to daisies. The origin of the name Aster is Greek and its meaning is “star”.
The meaning of this wonderful Arabic name is “beautiful flower”. This name is a perfect choice for your little girl.
Here’s a very gentle plant name for your baby girl. It’s of Greek origin and it has two meanings; “dry” and “azalea, a flower”.
Quite an unusual girl’s name, right? This pretty feminine name has Japanese/Persian roots and its meaning is “thistle flower” or “greatest”.
The feminine name Beech is of English origin and it has several meanings; “stream”, “beech tree” or “near the beech tree”.
This French feminine name is a great choice for your little princess. The meaning of this lovely name is “Begon’s flower”.
This feminine name derives from the herb called betonica, vettonica, or betony.
It’s of Celtic origin and its meaning is “of the Vettones” and “good for the head” (this is because Vettones believed it has healing properties).
Your little girl will blossom through life and that’s why she deserves this name.
This wonderful name is of English origin and it means “to bloom” or “flower”.
Here’s a name that was inspired by a spring flower called a bluebell.
The name is of English origin and it simply means “blue bell” or “blue flower”.
This isn’t such a common name but it’s still one of my favorites.
This unique name has English roots and it has a lovely meaning; “thorny bush of wild roses”.
Buttercup, meaning “yellow wildflower”, is a lovely English name for baby girls.
The name Calla is of Greek origin and its meaning is “most beautiful”.
The inspiration for this name was probably the beautiful and gentle flower, calla.
Here’s a very beautiful name that will definitely make your baby girl stand out.
The meaning of this Greek name is “beautiful flower”.
Camellias are wonderful, long-blooming flowers.
However, the girl’s name Camellia is of Latin origin meaning “young”, “virginal” or “Kamel’s flower”.
This is a very rare name of English/Latin/French origin.
It also has several meanings; “complexion”, “coronation”, “flesh”, “carnation” or “flower”.
This girl’s name is connected to the cassia tree but this Greek/Latin name actually translates to “cinnamon”.
The meaning of this rare English/French feminine name isn’t so difficult to guess. It’s, of course, “cherry”.
Even though most people agree that this is a French name that means “lemon”, some also claim that it has derived from a Latin name Citrus which means “lemon tree”.
The meaning of this charming English feminine name is “key” or “meadow flower”.
Here’s a lovely and unique girl’s name of Dutch origin. Its meaning is “asphodel”.
Daffodils are the national flowers of Wales and they represent respect and true love which is all the more reason why this is a perfect choice for your little princess.
The futuristic name Dahlia is definitely my favorite one on this list. This Scandinavian name is very popular nowadays.
Its meaning is “Dahl’s flower”.
Just as daisy flowers are beautiful, so is the name Daisy. This pretty name has Old English roots and it means “day’s eye”.
Daphne is a common name from Greece and it translates to “laurel tree” or “bay tree”.
You have to admit that this name is very interesting, right? Well, that’s why it’s so unique.
The meaning of this wonderful Greek name is “divine flower”.
I think we’ve all heard this one before but that doesn’t make this name any less special.
It’s of Latin/Greek/Egyptian origin and this short name means “deep black wood”.
This lovely Latin plant inspired name means “star”.
Here’s an adorable Greek name with a few very sweet meanings; “good flower”, “fair flower” or “blooming”.
Evora is of Portuguese origin and the meaning of this cool name is “yew tree”.
This is a very common, traditional Old English name. The meaning of this name is “fern” (nonflowering vascular plant).
Quite an unusual name, right? I think I heard it for the first time when I was compiling this list of plant inspired names.
However, this unique name is of Welsh origin and its meaning is “flower”.
This interesting girl’s name is of French origin and it has become very popular in English-speaking countries.
The meaning of this gentle name is also “flower”.
Flora is a feminine given name of Latin origin with the same meaning as the above two names, “flower”.
Also, in Roman mythology, the famous goddess of spring was called Flora.
This beautiful and exotic feminine name traces its origins back to Spain and translates to “Freese’s flower”.
A freesia is a flower and it symbolizes trust, friendship, and innocence.
Giacinta is a very entrancing moniker for a baby girl. It’s of Italian origin and it means “hyacinth” (fragrant flowering plant).
This feminine name has a very complicated origin. Most people agree that it’s of Japanese origin, but Arabic, Slavic, and Hebrew are mentioned too.
It also has several meanings and all of them are wonderful; “to shine”, “flower”, “give out love”, and “blossom”.
Hazel is a vintage feminine name of English origin and the meaning of this classic name is “the hazelnut tree”.
Heather, Calluna Vulgaris but also known as heather flowers, is a small shrub with pink or white flowers that can be seen in rocky areas.
These flowers were the inspiration for this feminine name. The name Heather has English roots and its meaning is “heather flower”.
47. Hollis or Holly
This plant inspired name of Old English origin will probably always be popular and trendy.
The meaning of the name is “the holly tree” or “plant with red berries”.
This short and sweet Hebrew feminine name means “tree”.
Here’s an adorable flower name idea for baby girls. Iris is a feminine moniker of Greek origin and its meaning is so special; “rainbow”.
This English name was derived from an evergreen woody plant called hedera or ivy.
The meaning of this cute feminine name is “faithfulness”.
Here’s another plant name that was derived from a fragrant flowering plant called hyacinth and this name means exactly that; “a hyacinth”.
It has roots in the Spanish and Portuguese languages.
Jade is a cute plant inspired name that has Spanish roots and the meaning of this short feminine name is “stone of the side”.
It can also be used as an adorable short middle name for your baby girl.
This trendy girl’s name was inspired by a fragrant plant called jasmine.
This name is of Persian origin and it has an incredibly beautiful religious meaning; “gift of God”.
Most of us know this name thanks to the Disney princess from Aladdin, Jasmine.
This is an unusual feminine name also inspired by a wonderful bulbous flower that is very similar to daffodils.
It’s of English/Latin origin and it means “rush” or “reeds”.
Juniper is a small evergreen shrub and this energetic shrub was the inspiration for this lovely girl’s name.
The origin of this name is Latin and its meaning is “young”.
Lavender is definitely my favorite flower and that’s why this name is also one of my favorite feminine names.
This wonderful name has English roots and its meaning is “lavender flower”.
This flower-inspired feminine name is of Latin origin and it means “flower” or “bluish-purple color”.
The meaning of this gentle French feminine name is “lily, a flower”.
This short but very sweet feminine name was derived from the lily flower.
The name Lily has English roots and its meaning is “lily”, of course.
This flower-inspired name means “lotus flower”. The name can be traced back to Greece.
This lovely feminine name was inspired by a hibiscus flower called luna.
The short feminine name Luna has Latin roots and its meaning is “moon”.
It’s a very popular name in Spanish-speaking countries.
Magnolia is a plant inspired name of Latin origin and the meaning of this trendy name is “Magnol’s flower”.
This wonderful feminine name of Slavic/Hawaiian/Greek origin means “raspberry” and “peace”.
The meaning of this popular English name is “golden flower”.
The name Marina is a popular, multicultural, plant inspired name of Latin origin. The meaning of this name is “from the sea”.
Even though the origin of this botanical feminine name isn’t quite clear, most people agree that it has Gaelic roots.
The name Marjoram was inspired by a herb with a citrus flavor.
The name Olive is one of those names that will successfully stand the test of time. This English moniker naturally means “olive tree”.
This interesting plant inspired name is of Greek origin and the meaning of this botanical name is “leaf”.
69. Posey or Posy
This beautiful English name has a very sweet meaning; “a bunch of flowers”.
Here’s an unusual feminine name that will definitely make your little girl stand out.
The name Pomona has Latin roots and it means “apple”.
The gentle feminine name Poppy means “red flower” and is of Latin origin.
This name was inspired by a beautiful and colorful flower that blooms early in the spring.
This wonderful English name has a very pretty meaning; “first rose”.
This is a very common name we’re all probably familiar with. Yet, it’s still so trendy and popular.
This lovely feminine moniker is of Latin origin and its meaning is obviously “rose, a flower”.
This is a lovely baby name that has Latin/French roots and it means “rose”.
This name was derived from a beautiful fragrant shrub with little blue flowers.
The meaning of this plant inspired name is “dew of the sea” and it’s of Latin origin.
This beautiful flower-inspired name is of Greek origin and its meaning is “immortality” or “eternal life”.
Tulips are incredibly beautiful and colorful flowers that bloom in the spring.
This unusual and rare feminine name is of Persian/Turkish origin and its meaning is “turban”.
This charming feminine name is associated with a flower. The meaning of this Latin name is “violet”.
The name Violet is a lovely, popular English name and its meaning is “purple” or “blue flower”.
This unusual and very interesting name has German/Latin roots and its meaning is “Zinn’s flower”.
Plant Inspired Names For Boys
This wonderful and unusual boy’s name is of Spanish origin and the meaning of this name is “the blue bottle flower”.
The male name Acker comes from the English language and translates to “meadow of oak trees”.
This unusual boy’s name is of English origin and it has also an unusual meaning; “village with oak trees”.
Here’s a sweet boy’s name that has Old English roots and its meaning is “old”.
This two syllable name for boys also refers to the alder tree.
Here’s quite a unique male name. The meaning of this Scottish/Irish name is “oak tree ford”.
This is a very common male name in the Middle East.
The name Amir has Arabic/Hebrew roots and it has a few very powerful meanings; “treetop”, “king” or “ruler”.
This is definitely one of the most unusual boy names I have ever heard.
The male name Arpad comes from Hungarian origins and it means “seed”.
This male name was inspired by a fragrant herb. The male moniker Basil has Greek roots and the meaning of this name is “regal”.
This nature inspired male name is of Old English/Old French origin and it has several meanings; “bright”, “shining”, “lives in a fortress” and “brave protector”.
This is a very popular plant inspired male name. With origins in Latin and Greek, it means “chalice”.
Here’s a unique English male name that’s an excellent choice for your baby boy. This botanical male name means “cedar tree”.
The male name Cheney or Chaney is of French origin and its meaning is “oak tree”.
This name refers to a tree called Cornelius. The name Cornel is of Roman origin and the meaning of this trendy name is “horn”.
A very gentle boy’s name, Daire is of Irish origin and the meaning of this male name is also “oak tree”.
This is a very popular German male name that means “dweller near the fig tree”.
Even though the male name Dill is mostly used as a nickname, it can also be used as a first name for baby boys.
It’s a shortened version of the Irish name Dillon and its meaning is “loyal”.
Here’s a very lovely plant inspired name for boys.
It comes to us from Hebrew and it translates to “oak tree”.
This is a very popular name among male baby names. The origin of this name is Hebrew and its meaning is “tree”.
The name Elm is a tree-inspired name that can be traced back to the English language. It translates to “red” or “brown”.
This unusual male name of Gaelic origin has a very interesting meaning; “born of the yew tree”.
This gentle French male name means “flower; flourishing”.
The male name Florian probably has the same roots as the French name Florin above. The meaning of this lovely name is “flowering”.
This special name for boys has its origins in the Old English language. It translates to “ford with yellow flowers”.
The male name Heath is a traditional Old English nature name that means “someone who lived at, on, or by, a moor or heath”.
This famous American name means “sweet berry” and it’ll definitely make your baby boy stand out.
Even though the name Hyacinth is a unisex name, it’s mostly used for boys nowadays.
It has roots in Greek and the meaning of this name is “the blue larkspur flower” or “the color purple”.
This cute three letter name for boys is of German/Dutch/Irish origin and the meaning of this cute name is “yew wood” or “archer”.
Javor is a male name of Slavic origin. In Slavic-speaking countries, this name means “maple tree”.
This is quite a unique masculine name. It comes to us from Japan and it also translates to “maple tree”.
Kamal is a male name of Arabic/Hindu origin and this unusual name has a wonderful meaning; “lotus”, “perfect” or “perfection”.
This short but very unique masculine name is a Scandinavian version of the Latin name Laurentius.
It translates to “crowned with laurel” and “from Laurentum”.
Your baby boy will definitely stand out with this lovely name.
The male moniker is of Scottish/Gaelic origin and it can be translated to “with many elm trees” or “elm grove”.
Here’s a very unusual, exotic name for baby boys that will definitely make them stand out.
It’s of Hawaiian origin and the meaning of this unusual male name is “leaf bud”.
This plant inspired name comes from Hebrew origins and it has a very lovely meaning; “bush of golden flowers”.
This is a very cute and short boy’s name of Irish origins and the meaning of this name is “yew-tree plain”.
This nature-inspired name is of English origin. It has a religious meaning; “descendant of Moses” or “born of a God”.
The name also makes for a quirky middle name for your baby boy.
The male name Naim has gained traction over the past few years.
This sweet, short male moniker has Scottish/Arabic roots and it means “river with alder trees” or “happy”.
This is definitely an interesting plant inspired name idea for baby boys. This name has roots in Greek and its meaning is “daffodil”.
The rustic male name Oakley is of English origin and its meaning is “meadow of oak trees”.
This aromatic boy’s name has origins in Greek and its meaning is “an evergreen tree”.
The name Oliver is a traditional, still very trendy male name of Latin origin. The meaning of this name is “olive tree”.
This soft male name has Hebrew roots and the meaning of this name is “laurel” or “pine tree”.
The name Palash is a very modern name for baby boys. It’s of Hindi origin and the meaning of this interesting male name is “flowery tree”.
This is a very unusual masculine name indeed and it’ll surely be noticed. The meaning of this Romani name is “leaf trail”.
The meaning of this Scottish name is “thornbush thicket”.
This boy’s name has Greek roots. It’s definitely a unique and very rare moniker for baby boys. The meaning of this name is “leaf”.
If you want your boy to have a unique name in school, this one is definitely the best choice for that.
The meaning of this French male name is “dweller at the little oak tree”.
This is indeed a very beautiful boy’s moniker with a lovely meaning; “where roses grow”. This male name is of Greek origin.
This gentle plant inspired name is a Latin masculine given name meaning “strong” or “healthy”.
Vernon is an English man’s name that translates to “alder tree” or “alder tree grove”.
This lovely name became very popular in the past few years.
Unisex Baby Names Inspired By Plants
For all the parents who don’t want to know the gender of their baby or who haven’t found out yet, here’s a list of unisex plant inspired names that suits both boys and girls.
Even though most people think that Ash is a male name, it has become quite a popular name for baby girls, too.
This interesting, short unisex name has English roots and its meaning is “ash tree”.
This unique American name will suit both boys and girls. The meaning of this plant inspired name is “aspen tree” or “quaking tree”.
The origin of this short baby name isn’t quite clear.
The unisex name Bay means “auburn-haired” in English and French, while the meaning of this name in Latin is “berry”.
This name was probably derived from a bay tree.
Here’s a name that will definitely make your child stand out. The meaning of this classic Greek name is “the cypress tree”.
Cypress is defined as the group of coniferous trees and shrubs in botany.
Indigo is one of the most common and popular unisex names worldwide.
This popular, gender-neutral name has Greek roots and its meaning is “blue dye”.
It was derived from a plant called indigo and that’s also how the color indigo got its name.
This is quite a rare gender-neutral earth name of English/Latin origin. The meaning of this short, cute name is “inland body of water”.
Here’s an interesting unisex name that definitely has that old-fashioned charm. There are a few versions of this Latin name; Leatrice and Liatris are the most popular.
This unisex name has roots in the flower Liatris and it really has a beautiful meaning; “she who brings happiness.”
This wonderful gender-neutral baby name means “tree of the genus Tilla” or “linden tree hill”.
Manuka is an American unisex name that has a very cute meaning; “little brown bear”.
Manuka is also the name of a tree that has aromatic leaves which bees use when they’re making honey.
This name has become very beloved as a unisex name. The meaning of this English name is “red-haired”.
Also, in botany, Reed is a name used for tall plants that resemble grass.
This gender-neutral, plant inspired name is of Scottish/Irish origin and it has two meanings; “rowan tree” and “little redhead”.
Rue is a short but very sweet unisex botanical name.
The meaning of this English name is “regret”.
However, the name was probably derived from a herb called Rue that has many health benefits.
I must say that I simply fell in love with this beautiful flower name.
This name is also of English origin and its meaning is “yellow flower”.
The name Saffron was derived from a plant called “saffron crocus” which is used as a spice.
This cute baby name is suitable for boys and girls. It’s of Latin origin and it has a few meanings; “herb”, “prophet” or “wise”.
Saroj is a traditional Hindi name. This name has two meanings; “lotus” or “vermillion”.
This lovely baby name can be traced back to the Cherokee language and it means “giant redwood tree” or “sparrow”.
The name Sorrel has roots in the perennial herb called sorrel. This gentle, gender-neutral French name means “reddish brown”.
The origin of this unusual name isn’t quite clear.
Some say that it’s of Arabic origin and that it means “depression in which water lies after rain and dries up in summer”, while others claim that it’s of Greek origin and that it was derived from two Greek words that mean “three” and “man”.
However, it’s definitely a botanical name because themeda represents a genus of plants in the grass family.
This common English baby name was probably derived from the willow tree.
It means exactly that, “a willow tree”, but it also has two additional meanings; “slender” and “graceful”.
I have planted yarrows in my backyard and these flowering herbs are simply breathtaking. This English name means “rough stream”.
Naming your baby is one of the first tasks you’ll have as a parent.
Names represent a huge part of our identity and that’s why you really need to think and find the name you believe will suit your little angel best.
Is there a better way to honor Mother Nature for everything she does for us than giving our little ones names that are actually inspired by nature?
I’m also a big lover of nature and plants and this is why I compiled this little list.
A plus side is that all of these plant inspired names can also serve as great middle names for your little baby.
Some of them can be used as pretty awesome nicknames, too.
I hope you found an appropriate name for your little baby in the collection above. All of these names are creative and unusual.
That’s why most of them will definitely make your little one stand out.
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