​60 Flower-Inspired Names for Your Spring Baby -- Boys, Too!

60 pretty spring flower namesSpring has sprung! After the brutal winter, just seeing temperatures in the double digits, the sun come out, and certainly flowers blooming may make you happy enough to throw an impromptu party. And if you happen to be expecting a baby this beautiful season, even more cause for celebration! And perhaps for a gorgeous, botanically inspired baby name?

Here, 60 lovely flower- and plant-inspired baby names -- for girls and boys!


  1. Violet
  2. Lillian
  3. Tigerlily
  4. Daisy
  5. Rose
  6. Blossom
  7. Alyssa
  8. Melissa
  9. Azalea
  10. Bluebell
  11. Calla
  12. Camellia
  13. Chrysanthemum
  14. Dahlia
  15. Flora
  16. Heather
  17. Hyacinth
  18. Iris
  19. Jasmine
  20. Juniper
  21. Laurel
  22. Poppy
  23. Orchid
  24. Lavender
  25. Magnolia
  26. Marigold
  27. Myrtle
  28. Tansy
  29. Tulip
  30. Zinnia


  1. Alder
  2. Aster
  3. Sage
  4. Briar
  5. Ash
  6. Basil
  7. Leif
  8. Linden
  9. Rowan
  10. Reid
  11. Cyprus
  12. Joshua
  13. Moss
  14. Oleander
  15. Juniper
  16. Salix
  17. Bartlet
  18. Bradford
  19. Cosmo
  20. Laurence
  21. Lawrence
  22. Lorenzo
  23. Heath
  24. Burl
  25. Larkspur
  26. Solidaster
  27. Watson
  28. William
  29. Liatris
  30. Eremurus

Which names are your favorite?


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nonmember avatar KEL

My great grandmother on one side was named Violet Pansy, and I had a great grandmother on the other side named Myrtle Clara. My aunt was given Violet as a middle name, and her daughter gave it as a middle name to her daughter. I always liked Violet, and since I was my great grandmother's caregiver feel a connection to it. I also like Rosemary since I could combine my grandmother's name and a favorite flower, and Lily.

nonmember avatar Lena

Umm… Alyssa and Melissa are not flower names. Alyssa is a form of Lisa, which is a diminutive of Elizabeth (dedicated to God) and Melissa means honey bee. Nice try, though.

Viole... Violets.Mommy

We have a Violet, she is 5 now. It's funny that people love the name now because boy did everyone hate when I named her Violet. I almost changed it to Delaney out of peer pressure. Luckily I didn't...she is such a Violet.

Tarot Tarot

They're okay. Rowan has always been a girl name to me. Lena pointed out the ones that don't have anything to do with flowers already. 

manda... manda8894

I know someone who named one daughter Azalea and the other Delilah. I thought they are both pretty names. I aalao have a brother-in-law named Heath

Katie... KatieJumonville

Alyssa is derived from Asylum, which is a flower.

nonmember avatar Shannon

My oldest daughter's middle name is Rose, after her great grandma's middle name.

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