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Magnolia is a French girl’s name that comes from the name of botanist Pierre Magnol and is the name of a type of flower. Magnolia is one of the vintage names that were popular in the early 20th century that have recently become fashionable once more.

Meaning and Origin of the Name Magnolia:

Magnolia is a French name meaning “Magnol’s flower”. Magnolia is also the name of a type of flowering tree with large pink-white blossoms.

Symbolism of the Name Magnolia:

The magnolia flower is a large pink-white bloom. Magnolias are traditionally associated with dignity, a love of nature, perseverance, and nobility.

Nicknames for the Name Magnolia:

Magnolia is a beautiful name for a baby! Pick your favorite out of these great nicknames for your child:

Baby name Magnolia

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Gender of the Name Magnolia:

Magnolia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the Name Magnolia:


Number of Syllables in the Name Magnolia:


Emotion Evoked From the Name Magnolia:

Magnolia evokes feelings of beauty and perseverance.

Alternative Spellings for the Name Magnolia:

Magnolya, Magnalia

Popularity of the Name Magnolia:

According to the Social Security Administration, Magnolia was a popular girl’s name from 1900 to 1940. Magnolia did not return to the top 1,000 baby names until 2013, and is #151 as of 2022.

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Famous People with the Name Magnolia:

  • Magnolia Maymuru (Aboriginal Australian model)
  • Magnolia Renée Young (daughter of drummer Adrian Young)
  • Magnolia Catherwood (daughter of actress Bianca Kajilich and Michael Catherwood)
  • Magnolia Antonino (Filipino Senator)
  • Maria Magnólia Figueiredo (Brazilian running athlete)
  • Magnolia Barnard (television, “Insatiable”)
  • Magnolia Hawkes (musical, “Show Boat”)
  • Magnolia Breeland (television, “Hart of Dixie”)
  • Magnolia Stryder (literature, “The Host” by Stephanie Meyer)
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