Meaning and name origin
Azalea \a-za-lea\ as a girl's 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 not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Azalea for girls. Azalea reached its highest rank of #527 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).