Meaning: “Fire lily.”
Nicknames: Elda, Eddie, Lilja, Lila, Lily
Detail: From the Old Norse elements eldr meaning “fire” and lilja “lily”
Meaning: “Cherry blossom.”
Meaning: “Linnaea flower.”
Pronunciation: (lih-NEY-ah); (LIH-nee-ah)
Nicknames: Leah, Nea, Naya
Detail: From the name of a flower, also known as the twinflower.
It was named by the Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus, who named it after himself, it being his favourite flower.
Meaning: “White rose.”
Nicknames: Rose, Rosie, Rosa
Meaning: “Rose of spring.”
Nicknames: Az, Azzy, Zaz, Zazzy
Meaning: “Forest; keeper of the forest.”
Nicknames: Fos, Foz
Detail: Derived from Middle English occupational words referring to a forester, scissor maker, or woodworker.
Nicknames: Aca, Acie, Antha, Anthy, Thay, Thee