Flower names for babies

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  • Flower names have always been a popular baby name trend - look back to previous generations and you'll hear of lots of babies named Rose, Iris and Lily.

    And it looks like this botanical baby name trend isn’t going anywhere anytime soon! Lots of parents searching for 2017 baby names have been turning their attention to the garden and opting for flower and plant names for girls and boys.

    In recent years several celebrities have picked flower names for their new babies. Jamie Oliver has three daughters named after flowers: Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy Boo Pamela and Petal Blossom Rainbow. Geri Halliwell’s little girl is named Bluebell and Kate Beckinsale’s daughter is Lily.

    If you’re after some floral inspiration and like the idea of a flower name for your little one, let us inspire you with our selection of baby names below.

    Flower names for girls

    It has to be said that flower names for girls are some of the prettiest baby names out there. From classic favourites such as Lily and Jasmine to slightly trendier choices like Lavender, we can see why you would want one of these monikers for your bouncing baby girl.

    Alyssa Chrysanthemum Ivy Poppy
    Acacia Clover Jasmine Pansy
    Asphodel Daffodil Lavender Petunia
    Azalea Daisy Lily Sage
    Begonia Flora Lilac Snowdrop
    Blossom Hazel Lotus  Sunflower
    Bluebell Heather Marigold Tulip
    Buttercup Holly Myrtle Violet
    Camellia Hyacinth Peony Wisteria
    Cherry Iris Petal Zinnia

    Flower names for boys

    Flower names for baby boys are a lot less common, but that’s an even better reason for picking one! Give your little lad a unique name like Juniper and we’ll bet he will blossom into a wonderful young man.

    Alder Celyn Indigo Rowan
    Amaranth Corey Iore Saffron
    Antonio Clem Jacek Sage
    Aster Clover Jarred Sorrel
    Ash Cypress Juniper Trevor
    Ashley Elm Ketak Thyme
    Basil Fiorello Kunal Yarrow
    Briar Florent Parslep Woody
    Bud Florian  Quill William
    Cedar Hadley  Ren Zahir

    Did you opt for a floral name for your little one? Let us know in the comments below!