What does Gardenia mean?
Gardenia [gar-de-nia] as a girls' name is pronounced gar-DEEN-yah. It is of English origin. A name from nature: the sweet-smelling flower named for the 18th-century Anglo-American botanist Alexander Garden, who first classifed it.
(male) Middle name pairings:
Gardenia Iyanna (G.I.), ..
How popular is Gardenia?
Gardenia is a rare given name for women and an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Gardenia was first listed in 1992 and reached its top position of #1967 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Arcenia, Ardena, Ardenia, Arsenia, Cadena, Cadenza, Carlena, Carlenna (see Carlene), Carmania, Cordelia▼, Darlena, Earldena (see Earla), Fareena, Galiena, Garda, Gardener, Gardie, Gardiner, Gardner, Geenia, Genia, Gerdene (see Geraldine), Gerdine, Gertina, Giardeena (see Jardina), Giardena, Giordana, Gormelia, Grania, Harmonia, Hartencia (see Hortensia), Jardeina, Jardena, Jardina, Jasenia, Kadena, Kadenza, Kareena, Karena, Karenna, Karensa, Karenza, Karlena, Laudonia, Lavenia, Madena, Marcena, Marcenia (see Marcene), Mareena, Marena, Marlena, Marleni, Maydena, Nadena, Parmelia, Parmenia, Parmenya (see Parmenia), Permenia (see Parmenia), Sardegna, Sardinia, Sareena, Sarelia, Sarena, Tareena, Tarena, Terenia, Vardia, Vardina, Varena, Varenka, Waldena, Wardia, Yasenia, Yazenia and Zareena. These names tend to be more frequently used than Gardenia.See names in meaning and etymology.