What does Hortencia mean?
Hortencia /hor-t-en-cia/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Hortencia's name origin is Latin, and the name Hortencia means "garden". Hortencia is an alternate spelling of Hortensia (Latin): the English variation Hortense is rare.
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)
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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Hortencia are Hortensia and Hortense. Forms like Hartencia are uncommon. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (usage of 0.2027%) and have become much less popular since, with the form Hortense becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Hortencia and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)