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What does Hortensia mean?

Hortensia [hort-en-sia] as a girls' name is pronounced or-TEN-see-ah. The meaning of Hortensia is "garden". Feminine form of the old Roman family name Hortensius. Hortensia is the French term for the hydrangea shrub.

Related girl name: Hortense.

Associated with: roman, shrub (tree).


Kreatif forms:
(female) Hortenia, Hortentia, ..

(male) Hortenda, Hortenni, ..

How popular is Hortensia?

Hortensia is a very popular first name for females (#1860 out of 4276, Top 43%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Hortensia for girls. Hortensia was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #1149 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

The only other prominent varying form of Hortensia is Hortense. Adoption of these relations of Hortensia was common a century ago (average #1152), but now, the form Hortense has become somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names


Hortensia is alike in pronunciation to Hartencia, Hartinsia, Hortencia and Hortinzia. Other suggested similar names are Arcenia, Ardenia, Argentia, Arsenia, Artemesia, Artemisia, Carleesia, Cordelia, Cornelia, Dorelia, Florencia, Florentia, Florenzia, Gardenia, Gormelia, Harmonia, Henia, Herminia, Horacia, Horaisha, Horasha, Horatia, Hortenspa (see Hortensia), Hortenxia (see Hortensia), Kordelia, Korneelia, Kornelia, Larentia, Lorenia, Louvenia, Marcenia (see Marcene), Ortensa, Ortensia, Ortensija (see Ortensia), Ortensya, Parmenia, Parthenia, Permenia (see Parmenia), Portia, Robenia, Sirenia, Terenia, Teresia, Terresia and Vichensia (see Vicenza). These names tend to be less commonly used than Hortensia.