Flower baby names for girls and boys

Credit: Leonie Freeman

Struggling to decide on a baby name? Why not be inspired by mother nature with these bloomin’ beautiful flower baby names for both girls and boys

No-one can deny the allure of a beautiful flower – they charm us all and are bought the world over to celebrate special occasions or cheer us in sadder times. From the ever-popular choices such as Rose and Daisy, to more unusual names such as Lotus, we’ve rounded up the top flower baby names for both boys and girls…

Classic flower names

  • Daisy
  • Rose / Rosemary
  • Lily
  • Poppy
  • Holly
  • Jasmine

Contemporary flower names

  • Camellia
  • Tulip
  • Daffodil
  • Blossom
  • Iris
Baby London magazine floral fashion shoot
Credit: Leonie Freeman

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Flower names for boys

  • Sage
  • Lotus
  • Basil
  • Sorrel
  • Cypress
  • Rowan
  • Ash

Trees & plant names

  • Willow
  • Fern / Fearne
  • Olive
  • Ivy
  • Hazel
  • Elm

Famous faces who opted for floral names

  • Beyonce and Jay-Z named their first child Blue Ivy
  • Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis named their daughter Lily-Rose
  • Jude Law and Sadie Frost named their only daughter Iris back in 2000, back when it was nowhere near as popular as it is today
  • Jamie and Jules Oliver‘s three daughters all have floral-themed names; Poppy Honey Rosie, Daisy and Petal Blossom
  • Geri Halliwell’s daughter with screenwriter and director Sacha Gervasi is named Bluebell

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