Top 8 flower names for babies

If your struggling to think of names for your new born children then flowers are a great inspiration. The names of flowers are beautiful and elegant and are often symbolic. Here is a quick run through of the top 8 flower baby names of 2011.

  1. Lily was the number one flower name for a baby in 2011. The lily is a symbol of purity and defined beauty. The name Lily can be short for names like, Elizabeth, Lillian, Lillian, or Lilith. The most famous celebrity named Lily is singer Lily Allen.

  1. Second on the list of baby flower names from 2011 is Holly. Holly is well known as being a traditional Christmas decoration and is the symbol of goodwill. The name Holly is most commonly given to girls who are born in the winter. Famous Holly’s in the celebrity world include Holly Valance and Holly Willoughby.

  1. Jasmine is the third most popular name from a flower in 2011. Jasmines are the symbol of attachment, modesty and grace. Jasmine flowers are renowned for their beautiful scent. Women who live in southern and south-east Asia often wear them in their hair.

  1. The Daisy flower is fourth on the list. The daisy symbolises gentleness, innocence and loyalty. The name daisy means “day’s eye”. The name refers to the fact the flower opens and closes in the sun.

  1. The Poppy is the fifth most popular flower. The Poppy is a symbol of beauty and eternal life. The poppy is used for wartime remembrance of the brave soldiers who have given their lives for our country.

  1. Sixth in the list is the rose flower. The pink rose is the symbol of love, grace and gentility. The red rose is the symbol of love, desire and respect. The rose flower is grown because of its beauty and respect.

  2. The seventh most popular flower from 2011 is the Alyssum. The name Alyssa comes from the Alyssum flower. The Alyssum symbolises worth beyond beauty. It is a small purple shrub kind of flower.

  1. The Iris flower is eighth on the list. It is the symbol of faith and wisdom and in Greek mythology Iris was the goddess of the rainbow. The iris flower in a blue/purple kind of colour with a yellow centre.