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120 Pretty Botanical Baby Girl Names to Use in 2022

If you are expecting a baby girl this 2022, check out this list of pretty botanical baby girl names!

Something happened in the pandemic that pushed me from busyness and to-do lists to nature and gardening.

Caring for my plants has been the second-most rewarding thing that I have experienced in life, shortly after raising my son.

Gardening has helped me grow in motherhood. Go figure!

I have slowed down, learned to appreciate small things, and most importantly, I am acquiring patience. 

It has got me thinking, when and if I ever get pregnant with my next baby, I would love to incorporate a botanical aspect to his or her name. 

Thus, I started searching for botanical baby names, and I wanted to share a list that I made a list of 120+ pretty botanical baby girl names and their meanings!

I think my favorite is Roisin, pronounced [ro-sheen], the Gaelic form of Rose, my grandmother’s name, so that would be perfect!

Make sure to check through this list, and in the comments, tell me what botanical baby girl name YOU love the best!

Don’t forget to check out the random fun facts too!


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If you are expecting a baby girl this 2022, check out this list of pretty botanical baby girl names to use in 2022!


1. Acacia

Origin: From Greek akakia

Meaning: “Thorny Egyptian Tree

2. Ainsley

Origin: English and Scottish

Meaning: Derived from words like anne (solitary) and leah (woodland or clearing).

3. Alani

Origin: Hawaiian

Meaning: Orange Tree, Precious

4. Amaranth

Origin: Greek

Meaning: from Greek amarantos, name of a mythical unfading flower

5. Anara

Origin: Persian

Meaning: Pomegranate flower

6. Anemone

Origin: Greek

Meaning: The greek name for wind flower, or daughter of the wind.

8. Anise

Origin: From Latin Anisum

Meaning:Levantine plant cultivated for its seeds, which were important sources of chemical oils and flavoring

9. Anthea

Origin: Greek

Meaning: “The blooming one,” from the Greek anthein, to bloom.

10. Ardith

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Flowering field

11. Aspen

Origin: Olde English

Meaning: The common name of a species of deciduous trees that are native to colder regions.

12. Ayla

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Oak

13. Avalon

Origin: Celtic

Meaning: Island of apples.

14. Azami

Origin: Japanese

Meaning: Thistle flower

15. Azalea

Origin: Greek

Meaning: The Azalea plant takes its name from the Greek αζαλεος, or “dry.”


16. Bay

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Berry

17. Bethany

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: House of figs

18. Blossom

Origin: Old English

Meaning: To Thrive, bloom

19. Bluebell

Origin: English

Meaning: A popular name of various plants with blue flowers with a more or less bell-shaped

20. Briar

Origin: English

Meaning: In old English: “of prickly, thorny bushes.” Contemporarily mostly restricted to wild rose bushes (sweet briar).

21. Bryony

Origin: Latin

Meaning: To sprout. The bryony is a wild climbing vine with green flowers


22. Calla

Origin: Latin

Meaning:A marsh-plant found in colder parts of Europe and America called the Calla-Lily, which is not a lily but resembles one due to the appearance of it’s flowers.

23. Calanthe

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Derived from the Ancient Greek words kallos meaning “beauty” and anthos meaning “flower”.

24. Carmel

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: “Garden, fertile field”

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25. Cassia

Origin: Latin, greek

Meaning: A cinnamon-like plant of tropical regions.

26. Cerise

Origin: French

Meaning: Cerise is the French word for Cherry.

27. Clementine

Origin: French

Meaning: From French Clémentine, Clementine dérives from a small citrus fruit, a cross between a tangerine and sour orange.”

28. Clover

Origin: Old and Middle English, Dutch, German,

Meaning: A clover is a perennial plant of the genus Trifolium, widely cultivated as a fodder (food for cattle and other livestock.)

Fun fact: “The sticky juice of clover was the base of the most popular sort of honey.”


29. Daffodil

Origin: A combination of Latin, Dutch and Middle English

Meaning: A perennial yellow flower that symbolizes rebirth and new beginnings.

30. Daisy

Origin: Old English

Meaning: “Daisy comes from the Old English “daes eage,” meaning “day’s eye.” The name refers to the way they close their petals in the evening, and open again at dawn, marking the beginning of a new day.” Source from House Beautiful

31. Dahlia

Origin: Mexico and Central America

Meaning: This beautiful flower is a genus of plants native to Mexico and Central America.

Fun Fact: “Dahlias are considered by many professional landscapers and gardener as one of the most attractive and most requested flowers.” Source Roo Apron

32. Dandelion

Origin: Latin

Meaning: “A well-known plant of the daisy family found in Europe, Asia, and North America, with a tapering, milky root, producing one large, yellow flower.”

Translate from Latin dens leonis to Lion’s Teeth


33. Eila

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Oak Tree

34. Ellery

Origin: English

Meaning: An Island with elder trees

35. Elowen

Origin: Cornish

Meaning: Elm Tree

Fun Fact: “Cornish is a close relative of the Welsh language and the two share a common cultural heritage. As with Welsh, three syllable names in Cornish generally put the stress on the middle syllable, meaning Elowen is pronounced el-OH-en or sometimes el-OO-en.” Source British Baby Names

36. Evanthe

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Fair Flower

37. Evora

Origin: Portuguese

Meaning: Yew tree

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38. Fern

Origin: From Old English Fearn

Meaning: One of the oldest plants in the world, dating back 360 million years ago to the Devonian period.

39. Fiorella

Origin: Italian

Meaning: Fiorella is the Italian diminutive for little flower

40. Fleur

Origin: French

Meaning: Fleur is the French word for flower

41. Flor

Origin: Spanish

Meaning: Flor is the Spanish word for flower.

42. Florentina

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Blooming

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43. Hadassah

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Myrtle Tree

44. Hanako

Origin: Japanese

Meaning: Flower Child

45. Hazel

Origin: English

Meaning: The hazelnut tree.

46. Heather

Origin: Scottish

Meaning: Comes from the Scottish Gaelic word haeddre which was used to describe a heathland, or shrubland habitat

Related: 100+ Traditional Scottish Baby Names to Use in 2021

47. Holland

Origin: Dutch

Meaning: Wooded land

48 Hollis

Origin: English

Meaning: The topographic name for someone who lived where holly trees grew,.

49. Holly

Origin: English

Meaning: Holly is an evergreen shrub used for decoration at Christmas

50. Hyacinth

Origin: French and Latin

Meaning: Small curly flowers that are popular in the spring.

Symbolism: “The hyacinth is the flower of the sun god Apollo and is a symbol of peace, commitment and beauty, but also of power and pride. The hyacinth is often found in Christian churches as a symbol of happiness and love.” Source: Funny How Flowers Do That

51. Lanthe

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Purple flower.


52. Ilana

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Oak tree

53. Indigo

Origin: Portuguese and Dutch

Meaning: Indigo is a blue powder that comes from certain plants and is used as a dye.

54. Ione

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Flower

55. Iris

Origin: Green, Spanish

Meaning: Rainbow. In Greek mythology, Iris was he name of the Goddess of the Rainbow.

56. Ivy

Origin: English

Meaning: Ivy is a climbing evergreen plant that stays green all year long.

57. Ixora

Origin: From Portuguese rendering of Sanskrit Isvara, meaning lord

Meaning: A rounded evergreen shrub native to India, Sri Lanka and southeast Asia.

58. Izara

Origin: African

Meaning: Section of a tree.


59. Jacinta

Origin: Spanish

Meaning: Hyacinth

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60. Jasmine

Origin: Arabic

Meaning: Jasmine is a genus of Shrubs that is widely cultivated for the characteristic fragrance of their flowers.

61. Juniper

Origin: Latin

Meaning: A coniferous evergreen shrub of northern regions.


62. Kaede

Origin: Japanese

Meaning: Maple Trees

63. Kezia

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Cassia Tree


64. Laurel  

Origin: French and Latin

Meaning: An evergreen shrub or a small tree.

65. Lavendar

Origin: Anglo-French, Latin

Meaning: A fragrant plant in the mint family. It derives from the Latin word lavare meaning to wash.

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66. Leilani

Origin: Hawaiian

Meaning: A heavenly flower

67. Leslie

Origin: Scottish

Meaning: Garden of Holly

“The name might be derived from the Gaelic elements lios (enclosure, garden, fort) and chuilinn (a holly tree) or liath (gray): hence, “garden of hollies” or “the gray fort.” Source:

68. Liana

Origin: French

Meaning: Liana as a girl’s name is of French origin meaning “to twine around”. It is the name of a vine common to tropical rain forests. Source:

69. Lilac


Meaning:A shrub of genus Syringa with mauve flowers.

Fun fact: “Lilacs are known for their hardy nature and long lives—many lilac shrubs live to be more than 100 years old. Because of their life span, they often survive longer than the home of the gardener that planted them. So, if you’re on a country road and see a few seemingly-random lilac bushes, there was most likely a house or farm there in the last century.” Source

70. Liliana

Origin: Spanish

Meaning: The Spanish word for the flower, lily. This is a very popular Latina baby name!

71. Lily

Origin: English

Meaning: Influenced by the flower lily.

72. Linden

Origin: English

Meaning: Tree of the genus Tilla

73. Linnea

Origin: Scandinavian

Meaning: Lime tree

74. Lotus

Origin: Latin and Greek

Meaning: Lotus is a word used for several varieties of plants.

Fun fact: The lotus flower is regarded in many different cultures, especially in eastern religions, as a symbol of purity, enlightenment, self-regeneration and rebirth.” Source: Binghampton

If you are expecting a baby girl this 2022, check out this list of pretty botanical baby girl names to use in 2022!


75. Magnolia

Origin: French

Meaning: A plant genus indigenous to subtropical Asia and eastern North America.

Fun Fact:” Magnolias are believed to be the earliest known flowering plants, with their fossils dating back over 100 million years. Magnolia trees even existed before bees, so they rely on beetles for pollination. Instead of nectar, the flowers produce large quantities of pollen that the beetles use for food.” Source: Arbor Hill Trees

76. Marigold

Origin: English

Meaning: A popular name of several plants with golden or bright yellow flowers

Fun fact:  “The flower also acts as a cultural symbol of Nepal, and you can find garlands made from marigolds in plenty of Nepalese households.” Source: Bouqs

77. Meadow

Origin: Old English

Meaning: Low, level tract of land under grass.

78. Melora

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Golden apple

79. Myrtle

Origin: Old French

Meaning: An evergreen bush with fragrant white flowers


80. Narcissa

Origin: Latin, Greek

Meaning: A type of bulbous flowering plant


81. Oakley

Origin: English

Meaning: Someone who lived near an oak tree

82. Olive

Origin: Old French and Latin

Meaning: Olive stands for the fruit, yes fruit, of an olive tree.

Fun fact: “Olives are not native to the Americas. Spanish colonists brought the olive to the New World. Olives are still cultivated in present day Peru and Chile.” Source: Olivegevity

83. Orchid

Origin: Latin

Meaning: A flowering plant

Fun Fact: “The name orchid comes from plants in the the genus Orchis, such as Orchis mascula, and derives from the Ancient Greek word orchis meaning “testicle”; because of the shape of the paired underground tubers of this terrestrial European species.” Source: Laid Back Gardener


84. Pansy

Origin: Old French

Meaning: a type of violet, popular as a garden flower

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85. Pepper

Origin: English

Meaning: The dried berries of the pepper plant.

86. Petal

Origin: Latin, Greek

Meaning: One of the individual parts of a corolla of a flower.

87. Peony

Origin: French, Latin

Meaning: type of strong-growing perennial of the family.

Fun fact: peonies represent death and honor.

88. Petunia

Origin: Latin America

Meaning: Genus of ornamental plants native to South America and Mexico

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89. Poppy

Origin: Latin

Meaning: A plant of the genus papaver. Poppies haveshowy flowers and milky juice with narcotic properties.

Fun fact: “Poppies are considered a symbol of both sleep and death. According to Greek and Roman mythology, poppies were used on tombstones to symbolize eternal sleep. They also symbolize the blood for fallen soldiers on the battlefields of war.” Source: Frankie Flowers

90. Posey

Origin: English

Meaning: Was historically used as a language of flowers, or sending verses with flowers as gifts.

91. Praire

Origin: French

Meaning: A tract of level or undulating grassland in North America.

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92. Primrose

Origin: French

Meaning: Plants that flower early in spring.


93. Raizel

Origin: Yiddish

Meaning: Rose

94. Rapunzel

Origin: German

Meaning: Wild growing edible leaves

95. Rayen

Origin: Mapuche

Meaning: Flower

96. Ren

Origin: Japanese

Meaning: Water Lily

97. Roisin

Origin: Gaelic

Meaning: A little rose

108. Rosalie

Origin: French, German, Dutch

Meaning: Rose, the flower of life.

99. Rosalind

Origin: Spanish

Meaning: Derived from the combination of Spanish words rosa linda, beautiful rose.

100. Rose

Origin: English

Meaning: A fragrant shrub noted for its beauty and its thorns,

101. Rosemary

Origin: English

Meaning: An evergreen shrub native to southern Europe and widely cultivated for its fragrance

102. Rowan

Origin: Irish and English

Meaning: The rowan tree, a small deciduous tree that fruits red berries

103. Rue

Origin: English

Meaning: Herb


104. Sage

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Herb

Fun fact: “According to traditional Celtic lore, sage signifies wisdom, and eating sage provides immortality in wisdom and in body.” Source Garden Guides

105. Sanne

Origin: Dutch

Meaning: Lily

106. Savannah

Origin: Spanish

Meaning: Flat, treeless grassland.

107. Susan

Origin: Persian

Meaning: Lily flower.

Fun fact: Susan was a top-10 name for girls born in the U.S. 1945-1968. Source: Etymonline

108. Sylvie

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Derives from Latin silva, meaning wood, forest.

109. Sylvia

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Derives from Latin silva, meaning wood, forest.


110. Tamar

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Date palm tree

111. Tansy

Origin: Old French

Meaning: A perennial herb native to northern Eurasia

112. Tulip

Origin: Dutch, German

Meaning: A flower

Fun fact: “Tulips were once the most expensive flower and in the 1600s, they were even said to cost 10 times more than a working man’s average salary in the Netherlands, making them more valuable than some homes.” Source: Country Living


113. Willow

Origin: Old English

Meaning: Willow tree and freedom.


114. Viola

Origin: Latin

Meaning: Violet


115. Xochitl

Origin: Nahuatl

Meaning: Flower


116. Yasmin

Origin: Persian

Meaning: Jasmine flower

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117. Yesenia

Origin: Spanish

Meaning: Palm Tree

118. Yvette

Origin: French

Meaning: Yew tree


119. Zera

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Seeds, beginning

120. Zinnia

Origin: German

Meaning: Zinn’s flower. Name after an eighteenth century botanist named Johann Gottfried Zinn. Zinnia’s symbolize remembrance.

I hope you enjoyed this list of 120 botanical baby girl names! Which one is your favorite?

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