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Flower baby names are blooming in popularity

Section: Girls baby names

Excuse the pun, but flower names for girls are blooming popular these days. They are rising in the charts as well as being picked by the celebs. Check out the top 10 most popular flower names for baby girls, according to the Office of National Statistics. Will you choose a flowery name for your baby girl?

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Lily

Beautiful star-like flowers and a magical scent. Kate Beckinsale named her daughter Lily Mo Sheen.
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Poppy

Latin for "from the flower", available in many colours. Jamie Oliver's oldest daughter is called Poppy Honey Rosie.
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Daisy

Old English for "Daisy Flower", the most common wild flower in the UK. Jamie Oliver's second daughter is called Daisy Boo Pamela.
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Holly

Green leaves with showy red berries in Autumn and Winter. Gordon Ramsey has a daughter called Holly Anna.
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Jasmine

A climber with a beautiful fragrance.
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Ivy

A long-lasting evergreen plant. The middle name of Blue Ivy Carter - Beyoncé and Jay Z's daughter.
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Rose

An iconic flower, often with a beautiful scent. Kelly Clarkson's baby is called River Rose; Scarlett Johansson also called her baby girl Rose.
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Willow

A beautiful tree with long green leaves and soft catkins. Pink and Kimberly Wyatt both have little girls with this name.
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Violet

African Violets are popular houseplants. They have velvety flowers and like warm temperatures. Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have a daughter called Violet.
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Iris

The word Iris means rainbow. Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann have a daughter with this flowery name.

Which flower name would suit your baby girl? Here are some more flower baby name ideas: 

  • Acacia
  • Amaryllis
  • Blossom
  • Bluebell
  • Clover
  • Delphine
  • Fleur
  • Flora
  • Lavendar
  • Marigold
  • Petal
  • Primrose

Choosing the right name for your new baby is one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make during your pregnancy - along with picking the right pushchair! For more inspiration for your baby’s name, use our baby name generator

>> Find out the top 50 most popular baby girls’ names in the UK

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