Meaning and Name Origin
Hortencia \ho-rten-cia, hor-te-ncia\ as a name for girls. Hortencia's name origin is Latin, and the name Hortencia means "garden". Hortencia is a variation of Hortensia (Latin): the English form Hortense is rare. Somewhat irregularly used as a name for kids.
Hortencia is a very popular first name for women (#1098 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Hortencia for girls. Hortencia entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #978 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Hortencia and related names. Popular variation forms of Hortencia rated in the Top 1000 are Hortensia and Hortense. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 and have become much less popular since, with the form Hortense becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)