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What does Hortencia mean?

Hortencia Pronunciation of Hortencia [hor-t-en-cia] as a name for girls means "garden". Hortencia is an alternate spelling of Hortense (French, Latin): French variation of Latin Hortensia.


Hortencia has 4 variants: Hartencia, Hartinsia, Hortensia and Hortinzia.

3 more alternative forms via Hortense: Hortenspa, Hortenxia and Ortensia.

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Middle name pairings:
Hortencia Camila (H.C.), ..

How popular is Hortencia?

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)

Hortencia entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak position of #852 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hortencia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hortencia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Hortencia are Hortensia and Hortense. Other forms, like Hartencia, are uncommon. These forms of Hortencia were favored as baby names a century ago (median #1232), but now, the form Hortense has gone out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hortencia, Hortense, Hortensia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hortencia and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Arcenia, Ardenia, Argentia, Arsenia, Clemencia, Constancia, Cordelia, Cornelia, Crecia, Doncia, Doralicia, Dorelia, Florencia, Florentia, Florenzia, Florincia, Francia, Fulgencia, Gardenia, Gormelia, Harmonia, Henia, Herminia, Horacia, Horatia, Inocencia, Kordelia, Korneelia, Kornelia, Larentia, Lorenia, Louvenia, Marcenia (see Marcene), Paciencia, Parmenia, Parthenia, Permenia (see Parmenia), Portia, Precia, Prudencia, Robenia, Sirenia, Stefcia (see Stephanie), Terenia, Valencia and Ynocencia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hortencia.

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