What does Azalea mean?
Azalea \a-za-lea\ as a girls' name is pronounced a-ZAYL-yah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Azalea is "dry". Flower name of a shrub that flourishes in dry soil and blooms in spring. First coined in the 18th century.
Azalea is an uncommon given name for women. Azalea is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Azalea for girls. Azalea was first listed in 2012 and reached its apex position of #527 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 Birth Statistics)