Jasmine is a girl’s baby name that comes from the name of the aromatic, delicate, night blooming flower. The name’s popularity in the '90s and '00s is in large part due to the iconic Princess Jasmine from Disney’s Aladdin.
Meaning of the name Jasmine:
English: refers to the jasmine flower
Persian: gift from God
Origin of the name Jasmine:
As a baby name, Jasmine is of English origin and refers to the jasmine flower. However, the word jasmine is of Persian origin (yasmin) and entered into English usage through Old French.
Symbolism of the name Jasmine:
The jasmine flower is often associated with purity due to the pure white color. Jasmine is a night blooming flower and so is also associated with modesty, love, and beauty.
Style of the name Jasmine:
Gender of the name Jasmine:
Jasmine is a baby girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Jasmine:
JAZ-min (English), ZHAS-MEEN (French)
Number of syllables in the name Jasmine:
Emotion evoked from the name Jasmine:
Jasmine evokes feelings of grace and passion.
Alternative spellings for the name Jasmine:
Jasmin, Yasmin, Yasmine, Jazmyn, Jessamyn
Nicknames for the name Jasmine:
Popularity of the name Jasmine:
According to the Social Security Administration, Jasmine has been a popular baby name since 1973. The name was at peak popularity from 1990 to 2010 when it ranked in the top 50 baby girl names every year.
Related names for the name Jasmine:
Great middle names for the name Jasmine and their meanings:
- Adelle (noble)
- Azure (sky blue, lapis lazuli)
- Luisa (famous battle)
- Minerva (intellect)
- Winifred (blessed peace)
- Anais (grace)
- Daphne (laurel)
- Mavis (songbird)
Famous people with the name Jasmine:
- Jasmine Villegas (American singer)
- Jasmine Cephas Jones (American actress)
- Jasmine Guy (American actress and singer)
- Jasmine Lepore Fiore (American model)
Jasmines in popular culture:
- Princess Jasmine (film, Aladdin series)
- Jasmine (television, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”)
- Jasmine “Jazz” Fenton (television, “Danny Phantom”)
- Agent Jasmine Fuji (television, “Pretty Little Liars”)
- Jasmine (television, Pokemon franchise)