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 of the name Magnolia:
French: Magnol’s flower
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.
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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:
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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 1000 baby names until 2013 and is #177 as of 2020.
Related names for the name Magnolia:
Great middle names for the name Magnolia and their meanings:
- June (the month)
- Clementine (mild, merciful)
- Jean (God is gracious)
- Joy (joy)
- Quinn (descendent of Conn)
- Lyric (lyre)
- Everly (wild boar in woodland clearing)
- Lark (the bird)
- Scarlett (red)
- Delilah (delicate)
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 in popular culture:
- Magnolia Green (television, “The Walking Dead”)
- Magnolia Barnard (television, “Insatiable”)
- Magnolia Hawkes (musical, “Show Boat”)
- Magnolia Breeland (television, “Hart of Dixie”)
- Magnolia Stryder (literature, “The Host” by Stephanie Meyer)