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anonymous asked:

Hi. Do you know any boy names that mean flower? I have a character that works in his families flower shop but I wanted his name to be related to his work

Hi! My ultimate source for all things related to naming characters is 20000-names.com.

It categorizes names by gender, heritage, and meaning. You can find pretty much everything you need on there!

http://www.20000-names.com/flower_names.htm

MALE:

CHRYSANTHOS (Χρύσανθος): Greek name composed of the elements chrysos “gold” and anthemon “a flower,” hence “golden flower.”
CHRYSANTHUS: Latin form of Greek Chrysanthos, meaning “golden flower.”
CHUSI: Native American Hopi name meaning “snake flower.”
COAXOCH: Nahuatl name meaning “serpent flower.”
FLORENCE: English and French form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.” Compare with another form of Florence.
FLORENCIO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.”
FLORENTIN: French form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.”
FLORENTINO: Italian form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.”
FLORENTIUS: Latin name derived from the word florens, meaning “blossoming.”
FLORENTIY (Флорентий): Russian form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.”
FLORENZ: German form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.”
FLORIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Florianus, meaning “flower.”
FLORIANO: Italian form of Roman Latin Florian, meaning “flower.”
FLORIANUS: Roman name derived from Latin flos, meaning “flower.”
FLORIN: Romanian form of Roman Latin Florian, meaning “flower.”
FLORIS: Dutch form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.”
FU-HUA: Chinese compound name composed of the names Fu “lotus” or “wealthy” and Hua “flower” or “magnificent.”
GENTI: Albanian name derived from Latin Gentius, meaning “gentian flower” or “(well)-born.”
GENTIUS: Latin name of the last king of the Illyrians, meaning “gentian flower” or “(well)-born.”
GIACINTO: Italian form of Latin Hyacinthus, meaning “hyacinth flower.”
GÜL (گل): Turkish name meaning “rose.”
GÜLBAHAR: Turkish form of Persian Gulbahar, meaning “spring rose.”
GULBAHAR (گلبهار): Persian name meaning “spring rose.”
GWRI: Welsh myth name of Teyrnon’s adopted son, “Gwri of the golden hair,” who grew to full adulthood in seven years, meaning “bloom.”
HYACINTHUS: Latin form of Greek Hyakinthos, meaning “hyacinth flower.” In Greek mythology, this is the name of a youth loved by Apollo who accidentally killed him, after which the hyacinth flower sprouted from his blood.
HYAKINTHOS (Ὑάκινθος): Greek name meaning “hyacinth flower.” In Greek mythology, this is the name of a youth loved by Apollo who accidentally killed him, after which the hyacinth flower sprouted from his blood.
JACEK: Modern form of Polish Jacenty, meaning “hyacinth flower.”
JACENTY: Polish form of Greek Hyakinthos, meaning “hyacinth flower.”
JACINTHUS: Variant spelling of Latin Hyacinthus, meaning “hyacinth flower.”
JACINTO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Jacinthus, meaning “hyacinth flower.”
ADONIS (Άδωνις): Greek name derived from Hebrew Adonai, meaning “my lord.” In mythology, this is the name of a beautiful youth who was loved by Aphrodite. He was killed while hunting a boar and the anemone flower sprang from his blood.
ARAVINDA (अरविन्द): Hindi name meaning “lotus.”
CELYN: Welsh name meaning “holly.”
CVETKO (Цветко): Slovene name derived from the Slavic word cvet, meaning “blossom.”
FIORENZO: Italian form of Latin Florentius, meaning “blossoming.”
HEADLEY: Variant spelling of English Hedley, meaning “heather field.”
HEDLEY: English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements hæð “heather” and leah “clearing, field,” hence “heather field” or “heather meadow.”
HRAVART: Armenian name meaning “burning rose.”
JASMIN: Bosnian form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning “jasmine flower,” a plant in the olive family. Compare with feminine Jasmin.
KUNAL (कुणाल): Hindi name meaning “lotus flower.”
LULEZIM: Albanian name meaning “blooming; flowering.”
MUKUL (মুকুল): Hindi name meaning “blossom, bud.”
NARCISSUS: Latin form of Greek Narkissos, possibly meaning “numbness; sleep.” In mythology, this is the name of a vain youth who fell in love with his own reflection and eventually was turned into a kind of lily or daffodil flower known as the narkissos.
NARKISSOS (Νάρκισσος): Greek name possibly derived from the word narke, meaning “numbness; sleep.” In mythology, this is the name of a vain youth who fell in love with his own reflection and eventually was turned into a kind of lily or daffodil flower known as the narkissos.
NERGIS: Turkish name meaning “daffodil.”
RAJEEV (राजीव): Variant spelling of Hindi Rajiv, a name for a “lotus flower,” derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning “striped.”
RAJIV (राजीव): Hindi name for a “lotus flower,” derived from the Sanskrit word rajiv, meaning “striped.”
REN (蓮): Japanese name meaning “water lily.”
ROOSEVELT: Dutch surname transferred to forename use, composed of the elements roose “roses” and velt “open country,” hence “field of roses.”
SHELDON: English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Derbyshire which was recorded in the Domesday Book as Scelhadun, composed of Old English scylf “shelf” and the place name Haddon (from hæð “heathland, heather, wasteland” + dun “hill”), hence “steep-sided heather hill.”
THALES (Θαλής): Greek name meaning “blossom.”
TSVETAN (Цветан): Bulgarian name meaning “flower.”
TXILAR: Basque name meaning “heather.”
VARTAN: Armenian name meaning “giver of roses.”
VARTERES: Armenian name meaning “rose-face.”
VIRÁG: Hungarian name meaning “flower.”
XOCHIPEPE: Nahuatl name meaning “flower-gatherer.”
XOCHIPILLI: Aztec myth name of a god of love, music, and flowers, meaning “flower prince.”
ZAHIR (ظهير): Arabic name meaning “shining; blossoming.”
ZAHUR: Egyptian name meaning “flower.”

You could also get creative and repurpose other names. For example, Heather is a flower-related name. So you could make it into Heath. (I also noticed that it was suggested on the Nameberry page, so I must be on the right track.)

Here are a couple of other resources–don’t be afraid to use baby-name sites!

http://www.thinkbabynames.com/names/1/flower

http://nameberry.com/nametalk/threads/108887-Boy-flower-names