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Giving a child a floral name was a popular occurrence in the early 19th century. However, in recent times, some celebrities such as Meg Ryan and Ben Affleck have done the same. The trend is getting more popular, and it doesn’t seem like that’s changing anytime soon.
As you read this, you can learn the following;
* Flower names for boys
* Meaning of each flower name
Alder: Alder is the generic name for flowering plants from the birch family. It is a plant of the genus alnus and belongs to the family of betulaceae. There are over 35 shrubs and species in this genus.
Anthony: This popular name is coined from a flowering plant called anthos. Anthos is a Greek word for rose. Some very famous people with the name are Anthony Joshua, Anthony Ramos, Anthony Russo, etc. Rose is a sweet-smelling flower from the family rosaceae, and the genus rosa.
Antonio: Just like anthony, this name is also from the rose flower, the rose flower is pronounced as anthos in Greek. Antonio is a 17th-century name, and is the name of a lot of famous individuals. Some popular people bearing this name are Antonio Abetti, Antonio Cesaro, Antonio Banderas, etc.
Cedar: it is common for people to see people associate this name with woods and trees, but there is also a flower with this name. Humans and animals like bumblebees find the flower attractive.
Ancient greeks see the cedar tree as one where Important gods reside, and a portal for connecting the natural realm with the spiritual realm.
Buddhists say that the lotus flower represents spiritual awakening, while it is believed by the ancient Egyptian culture to be a sign of rebirth.
Some popular individuals with this name are Ren Nakata, Ren Huan, Ren Hayakawa, etc. the name is one of the most common names for boys in japan.
Basil: Basil is the name of a flower from the family of mints. The plant is more predominant in southeast Asia and central Africa than any region of the world. Due to its scents and spicy taste, basil is commonly used as cuisine all over the world. Basil is a Greek name that means regal. It is a great name for your child. Some famous people with this name are Basil Zempilas, Basil Wallace, and Basil Rathbone.
Indigo: It is a common trend to give babies names of colors, e.g., Blue Ivy. The name indigo is coined from the deep-blue dye that is extracted from indigo plants, which is probably the most famous dye plant in the world. The plant comes from the family of indigofera. Some famous people with the name indigo are Indigo white and Indigo Star Carey.
Sorrel: This name is an ancient German and French name that means reddish-brown hair. It is a nice name to give a baby with reddish-brown hair. Sorrel is also a name for the hibiscus plant.
The hibiscus is a flowering plant that belongs to the mallow family. It has over a hundred species and is native to the tropical and subtropical regions of the earth.
A famous individual that has this name is Sorrel Neal.
Kunal: Kunal means lotus or “An individual who finds everything attractive,” this is a perfect description for the lotus flower, as its beauty stands out in every type of environment.
Some prominent individuals with this name are Kunal Khemu, Kunal Kamra, Kunal Nayyar, Kunal Rao, and Kunal Kapoor.
Bud: This is a beautiful name to give your male kid. The bud of a flower is an extension on the branch or stem that is usually covered by protective scales and has an underdeveloped flower in it.
If you don’t want to use this name as your child’s first name, you can use it as his middle name or nickname.
Some famous individuals with this name are Bud Abbott, Bud Grant, Bud Selig, Bud Spenser, and Bud Lane.
Clem: Clem was coined out of the word clematis. Clematis is a perennial flowery plant that gives an elegant bloom and is multicolored. They often grow on fences and walls.
Some famous individuals with the name are Clem Hill, Clem Burke, Clem Beauchamp, and Clem Curtis.
Corey: This name is coined from the coreopsis flower. Coreopsis is a perennial flower that grows as high as 18 inches tall and 24 inches wide. The botanical name is Coreopsis. This plant is commonly called pot of gold, and tickseed.
You can choose to spell it as cory if you want the name to be unconventional. The name sounds very masculine and cute.
Some famous individuals with this name are Corey Fogelmanis, Corey Scherer, Corey Campbell, Corey Feldman, and Corey Gamble.
A famous individual with this name is Quill Peter.
Saffron: Saffron is the name of a spice gotten from a purple colored flowery plant called saffron crocus. Saffron is the most expensive spice by weight. It is a perfect name to give someone that you hold in high esteem.
Some famous individuals with this name are Saffron Barker, Saffron Burrows, Saffron Sharpe, and saffron Sheriff.
Watson: This name was coined out of the watsonia flower. The watsonia flower is one of the genera of plants that belongs to the family Iridaceae and the subfamily crocoldeae.
The flowers come in colors pink, yellow, red, orange, and white. They bloom for several months.
Some prominent individuals with this name are Paul Watson, Benjamin Watson, Matt Watson, Lucas Watson, and Malak Watson.
Yarrow: Yarrow is the name of an herb with yellow-colored flowers. This name can be given to boys and girls, but it sounds more masculine.
We know that picking a name for the male child may be a very challenging process, however, you can ruminate on these names with your spouse, and select the one you prefer.